Suspect on the run
A woman was burned alive by her husband at their house near Gujrat’s Bokan Moor on Friday.
The couple reportedly got into an argument after which the suspect assaulted the woman. He managed to flee from the crime scene.
Her neighbours called the police after hearing the woman’s cries. The victim was immediately rushed to the hospital. According to the doctors, 50% of the woman’s body has been burned. She has been moved to the critical ward.
A case has been registered. Special police teams have been formed and raids are being conducted to arrest the suspect as soon as possible.
Domestic violence is a criminal offence in Pakistan. If you or anyone you know is a survivor of domestic violence, then you can contact the following organisations.