RAJANPUR: A young man suffered burn injuries in an acid attack over a monetary issue.
Police said Khawar had borrowed Rs18,000 from his friend Tanweer, who was insisting on its return. Khawar called Tanweer to his home on the pretext of returning the money. However, when he reached the street where his friend’s house was located, Khawar allegedly poured acid on his body and fled the scene.
Police said the accused had been arrested and investigation had been launched into the attack. Injured Tanweer was shifted to hospital for treatment.
Published in The Express Tribune, August 24th, 2019.