Man attacks parents, sister-in-law with acid

In this picture taken March 16, 2012 in Multan, shows household needs vendor shows acid (C) he sells with a very cheap price, 40 Pakistan rupees (0.44 USD). Acid attacks are among the worst forms of domestic violence in Pakistan and mostly directed at women, who are too often classified as second class citizens. Victims are disfigured for life and ostracised by society. Pakistan's parliament last year adopted tougher penalties for the crime, increasing the punishment to between 14 years and life, and a minimum fine of one million rupees (11,000 USD). AFP PHOTO / Bay ISMOYO

LAHORE: A man threw acid on his parents and sister-in-law following a domestic dispute near Atari Stop, Sharakpur Road on Wednesday.

The victims were identified as Abdul Ghafoor, 70, his wife Sarwar Bibi, 65, and their daughter-in-law Sidra, 27, wife of Irfan.

The accused Imran threw acid on his family members on the day of the incident, scarring their faces and hands.

Rescuers shifted the injured persons to hospital where condition of Sidra was said to be critical.

Police claimed to have arrested the accused Imran.