Girl injured in acid attack, accused arrested


A girl was critically injured in an acid attack over refusal of marriage proposal on Monday.

Police said that accused hailing from Basti Malook Shah of Bahawalpur wanted to marry a local girl named Mahnaz but her family rejected the proposal.

Upon refusal, the accused threw acid at Mahnaz while she was returning home after routine medical checkup at a private clinic near her residence.

Face and upper half of the body of the girl was burnt due to the attack and was rushed to Victoria Hospital for medical treatment.

The police arrested the culprit and after registering a case against him started an interrogation.


p enormously and power production has declined drastically.


Load shedding has reached highest notch in both rural and urban areas of Punjab, even in the districts where the process of harvesting wheat is in progress.

In the urban localities, load shedding is being observed 18 hours every day adding to the woes of the people.

Business community said that electricity was supplied to them for only 186 hours during the month of March. The reports from rural areas suggest that electricity supply remained 150 hours in the month of March.

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He said that the visit of Chinese delegates from Qinghai province indicated that Chinese business community was focusing on Pakistan in general and Punjab in particular for strengthening bilateral trade and economic relations.