Thursday, May 9, 2019

Pakistan: 16 year old set on fire for refusing marriage proposal

(Muzaffargarh)  Yusuf didn’t take the news that the parents of the girl of his dreams had refused his request to marry the 16 year old. So in the dead of night he sneaked into her home, poured petrol over her and set her alight. Her mother woke up at around 01.30hrs to the screams of her daughter and Yusuf and another running away .running to her daughters aid she along with other members of the family put out the  flames. The child Misbah has been shifted to a  burns unit at a local hospital where she remains in critical condition due to the severe burns to her face, body and arms. Yusuf and his friend have been arrested and charged with attempted murder.