Three suspects arrested for burning lady alive over marriage refusal

Three suspects arrested for burning girl alive over marriage refusal
Rawalpindi police have arrested three suspects for his or her alleged involvement in 19-year-old lady’s homicide over a matrimonial dispute in Murree.

RPO Rawalpindi Wasal Fakhar Sultan stated the suspects together with Grasp Shaukat, Mian Arshad and Riffat Mehmood had been named within the First Info Report (F.I.R) filed by the sufferer’s kinfolk.

Maria Sadaqat, 19, was tortured and set alight in for refusing a wedding proposal from the son of a former colleague. She was attacked by a gaggle of individuals within the village of Higher Dewal near the summer time hill resort of Murree, exterior the capital Islamabad.

She was badly tortured after which burned alive. She was moved her to hospital in Islamabad however succumbed to her wounds.

Woman‘s uncle Abdul Basit stated his niece had been attacked by the principal of the personal faculty the place she had previously labored as a instructor, and by his accomplices after she refused a wedding proposal from his son.

“He was divorced and twice her age, so she refused the proposal and left her job once they pursued her again and again… finally they attacked her,” Basit stated.

Police stated Sadaqat gave an announcement earlier than her loss of life naming the principal and 4 others as her attackers.

A physician on the hospital stated Sadaqat had succumbed to critical burns.

“The poor girl was changing into higher however then couldn’t survive as a result of most components of her physique had critical burn accidents,” stated Ayesha Ihsani.

It was the second time in simply over a month {that a} Pakistani girl had been murdered over a wedding difficulty.

A lady believed to be aged between 16-18 was drugged, strangled and her physique burnt on the orders of a village jirga (council) in northwest Pakistan on April 29, allegedly for serving to a good friend to elope along with her lover.

Lots of of girls are murdered by their kinfolk in Pakistan annually on the pretext of defending what’s seen as household honour.

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