3 including girl held in Quetta for allegedly throwing acid on mother, sister


Local police on Friday arrested two men and a girl, Irum, who allegedly acted as an accomplice in throwing acid on her elder sister and mother in Quetta, a private media outlet reported.

Earlier on October 26, the incident had taken place when unknown men threw acid on the mother and her daughter on the Barori Road of City. In wake of the attack, both of them received burns and were shifted to Bolan Medical Complex.

An investigation pursued after the incident was reported to the police after which a man, Aijaz, whom they reached through mobile phone data, was held.

During the custody, the suspect maintained that he and Irum liked each other, however, her family wanted her elder sister daughter Kiran to get married to him.

Aijaz said Irum incited him to throw acid on her elder sister, threatening to commit suicide in case of non-compliance by him.

Police said Aijaz threw acid on Irum’s mother and sister with the help of his friend, Abdullah. The law enforcers have also apprehended Abdullah from Nushki.

The arrested suspects are being further interrogated.