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Man arrested for setting Muzaffargarh woman on fire

May 9, 2019

A young woman who rejected a marriage proposal was burnt alive in Muzaffargarh’s Bet Mir Hazar Khan. 

The 16-year-old’s parents said that the suspect, identified as Muhammad Yousuf, and his friend came to their house late at night. They sprinkled oil on the teenager and set her on fire.

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The parents said that their daughter had rejected Yousuf’s marriage offer a few days ago.

The young woman has been shifted to a hospital.

An FIR was filed against the suspect after which he was arrested. The police are on the lookout for his accomplice.

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