KARACHI: Police booked a young man for throwing acid on his aunt over a domestic dispute. The victim, 40-year-old T*, was taken to Civil hospital’s burns ward where the doctors said that the woman sustained minor burn injuries on her right hand and abdomen and was discharged after treatment. Inspector Nazeer Hussain, the investigation officer, said that Kamran, a cable operator, was a nephew of the woman’s husband, Abdul Rasheed. The family, he said, lived in a very small house in a slum near Punjab Colony and the incident occurred when the family had a quarrel over some domestic issue. A case has been registered by the woman’s husband while further investigation was underway, he added.
Published in The Express Tribune, July 15th, 2013.
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