Shehbaz takes notice of setting woman on fire alive in Lahore


Lahore April 25 (TNS): Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif Punjab has taken notice of setting ablaze a woman alive in Begum Kot area near Lahore.

The Chief Minister has sought a report from Inspector General Police regarding the horrific incident.

27-year-old Fauzia was set on fire by her in-laws on Tuesday night in Begum Kot, Shahdara Town, and the victim suffered severe burn injuries.

The victim had married Shamrez two years ago and she was going abroad with her husband soon to seek employment.

According to Fauzia, she was living with her parents after her in-laws forced her to leave the husband’s house when her husband went abroad.

But her husband, however, called Fauzia from abroad two days ago and told her to return to his house.