A man hurls acid on his cousin for refusing marriage proposal

KARACHI: A man hurled up acid on his cousin when she refused his marriage proposal in Karachi’s Akhtar Colony, on Friday.

The victim who was acid attacked is of 29-year-old divorcee and also the mother of two children. After incident, She was admitted to Dr Ruth Pfau Civil Hospital’s burns ward.

According to initial reports, doctors said 40% of her body had been burnt.

Police said that the suspect, Shehzad, had brought his parents to the woman’s house to present a proposal for marriage, which ended up with him attacking the woman with acid when she refused to accept his offer.

They said that a case has been registered against Shehzad on behalf of the victim’s father. Raids are being carried out to arrest the suspect.