Man throws acid on woman for rejecting proposal

Police are searching for a man accused of throwing acid on a woman for turning down his proposal in Lahore’s Johar Town on Monday, June 7.

According to victim, a domestic worker, the suspect had also previously threatened to attack her with acid. She claimed she was heading to a house she worked at around 8 AM, when she was intercepted by the accused and his unidentified accomplice on a motorbike near Jagawar Chowk. The man offered to take her to her destination and upon her refusal threw acid stored in a steel flask on her face.

The victim suffered severe burns on her face, neck and hands. Following the attack, she fled back to her home. She was taken to Jinnah Hospital for treatment by her brother. In her statement to the police, the woman alleged the suspect was pressuring to marry him. When she turned him down, he threatened to ruin her life.

The acid attack survivor insisted that the suspect intended to kill her.

An FIR has been registered under PPC section 336-B (harm by use of corrosive substance). Meanwhile SSP (Operations) Ahsan Saifullah and Lahore Police Chief Ghulam Mahmood Dogar have directed SP Cantt Saddar to take immediate action against the culprit.

Man gets three years in jail for possession of child porn

On Monday, a Judicial Magistrate in Quetta handed down a sentence of three years imprisonment and a fine of Rs. 45,000 to one Allauddin, a taxi driver by profession.

The accused, a taxi driver by profession hailing from the Muslim Bagh area of Qila Saifullah, was arrested by the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) Cybercrime Wing on the complaint of the father of a minor girl, who alleged Allauddin had made explicit images of his daughter.

The investigation revealed that the accused had posted the girl’s online and was blackmailing her family.

145 enforced disappearances reported in May

At least 145 cases of enforced disappearances were reported to the Missing Persons Commission while 186 were dismissed in the month of May, adding to a total of 5,722 dismissed cases since the commission’s inception, stated a report issued by the body on Monday. The remaining number of missing persons’ cases with the commission now stands at 2,296.

According to the body, a missing person is on who has been taken into custody by any law enforcement or intelligence agency under civilian or military control in a manner contrary to the provisions of the law.

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