Woman set on fire by former husband


LAHORE – A woman sustained serious burn injuries when her former husband set her on fire after barging into her parent’s home in Yohanna Abad area in Nishter police precincts on Friday. The injured woman was identified as 30-year-old Riffat. Nishter police said Riffat was at her parent’s home when her former husband, Nazir, climbed the walls of the house.
He asked Riffat to start life afresh with him, but when she refused, Nazir sprayed kerosene oil on her and set her ablaze. Police said some neighbours and Edhi officials rushed Riffat to Lahore General Hospital, where doctors said her condition was critical. Nishter police have not registered a case so far. Staff Report