And police fail to arrest husband. “Woman succumbs to burn injuries,” from The News, March 22 :
A 32-year-old woman succumbed to her injuries on Saturday six days after her husband allegedly set her ablaze over domestic issue in the Gujjarpura police limits.
The victim was identified as Farah Bibi, the wife of Mian Shahzad, a resident of China Scheme, Gujjarpura. The couple used to scuffle with each other over minor domestic issues.
On March 16, the victim’s husband got infuriated and set his wife on fire after sprinkling kerosene oil on her.
As a result, the victim received serious burn injuries and was shifted to the Mayo Hospital where she succumbed to her injuries on Saturday. The body was removed to morgue for autopsy.
A case was registered against the accused husband on the day of incident under section 324 of PPC and section 302 of PPC has now been added. Gujjarpura police have so far failed to arrest the accused.
Elsewhere in the region:
Newborn body found: The Green Town police found the body of a newborn baby from its limits on Saturday.
Some locals witnessed the body of a newly born that was being gnawed by stray dogs and informed the police. An unidentified woman threw her illegitimate baby to avoid disgrace, the police said, adding that the body was torn apart by the dogs.