KARACHI: A woman was brought to the Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK) on Friday after she was tortured and burnt allegedly by her husband over giving birth to a baby girl.
She was admitted to the CHK Burns Centre in serious condition, according to officials. Mrs Safeena Bano was tortured and burnt by her husband on Oct 2 in the limits of Gharo police station of Thatta district and was brought here on Friday.
Additional Police Surgeon Dr Qarar Ahmed Abbasi told Dawn that she had sustained 68pc burn wounds.
According to her statement given before doctors at the Burns Centre, she had given birth to a baby girl around four months ago for which her husband Mohammad Hanif Jat tortured her.