Man reserved to pour acid on wife in Karachi

KARACHI: Police said Tuesday they arrested a suspect for allegedly pouring acid on his wife’s face in Karachi, ARY News reported.

According to the details, the suspect, Shahid Masih, subjected his wife, Michelle, to an acid attack during the day due to a domestic problem in the Khokhropar area of ​​Karachi.

Consequently, his wife received burn injuries to the face and body. She was rushed to the hospital where her condition is said to be out of danger.

Sources said the couple had contracted a “free will” marriage in 2015. The reasons behind the attack have not yet been determined.

The police have registered a case and initiated investigations into the acid attack.

Read more: Wife throws acid on husband in Karachi

Earlier on February 10, a woman had thrown acid at her husband while he slept in the area of ​​Azizabad, Karachi.

According to police, an upset wife threw acid at her sleeping husband, which also injured her 10-year-old son. Both had been transferred to the hospital.

Farzana and Farhan had married of their own accord. According to the police, he had managed to escape after committing the crime.



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5-year-old boy acid attacked in Multan; FIR registered

MULTAN: The police division has registered a case associated to the acid assault on a five-year-old boy by unidentified individuals within the neighborhood of Sadar police station in Multan, ARY Information reported on Friday.

A First Investigation Report (FIR) has been registered in opposition to unidentified individuals beneath sections of tried homicide and anti-terrorism act (ATA) over grievance of the daddy of the affected youngster.

The incident had taken place in Multan’s Suraj Miani the place unidentified individuals acid attacked an harmless minor boy and fled from the positioning. The boy was shifted to Nishtar Hospital in essential situation as he acquired burns on face and throat.

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Some stories mentioned an unidentified lady had thrown acid on the kid, nevertheless, the culprits are nonetheless at giant.

Police officers mentioned raids are being carried out to arrest the accountable individuals within the incident.

It’s pertinent to say right here that Punjab authorities is taking steps to introduce Acid Management Act in view of accelerating incidents of acid assaults throughout the province. A draft legislation had been forwarded to Punjab authorities by Human Rights Fee on this connection.



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Rebuilding lives scarred by acid- Samaa Digital

Photograph: Depilex Smileagain Basis/Fb

Every year 1000’s of persons are disfigured in Pakistan due to acid assaults. Based on the Acid Survivors Basis, there was a 50% lower in acid crimes in Pakistan since 2014. Nevertheless, such assaults have the power to persist. 

Many crimes stay unreported. The survivors are scarred, emotionally and bodily, and are sometimes shunned by their households and buddies. The Acid Management and Acid Crimes Prevention Act, 2011 has made it a punishable offence with the attacker being imprisoned for at least 14 years and a superb of Rs1 million. The laws course of is kind of sluggish, nonetheless.

Mussarat Misbah, the proprietor of Depilex, hopes to rebuild the lives of ladies who suffered acid assaults or burnt themselves unintentionally and has been serving to them since 2003.

Related: Four sisters injured in Sialkot acid attack

“I formally registered the Smile Once more Basis in 2005,” she mentioned whereas talking on SAMAA TV programme Hum Log. “I’m able to assist due to Allah’s steerage. I used to be challenged by a younger lady who misplaced her face and physique in an acid assault. She informed me that I declare to be a giant beautician and requested me to make her ‘lovely’. That’s after I realised that I would like to assist survivors of acid assaults,” she remarked.

Saba Shaheen, who works for Depilex, mentioned {that a} man threw acid on her when she was solely 14 years. “I used to go to a madrassah and as soon as on my means there, a person began bothering me so much. I got here dwelling and complained to my brother,” she mentioned. Her brother then picked a battle with that man. “After the battle, that man threatened me that he’ll destroy my life.” A couple of days after, he threw acid on her. Shaheen misplaced her face, one leg and arm within the acid.

“I used to be handled at Jinnah hospital for six months, however then they informed us to go to CMH as a substitute,” she remarked. Her household couldn’t afford the remedy bills, that’s when she approached the Smile Once more Basis. Since then, her face and arm have been grafted. Misbah even gave her a job at her parlour. Shaheen began out as a trainee and now works as a junior make-up artist.

Her attacker was jailed for 3 months. “We didn’t have the cash to go on with the authorized case,” Shaheed mentioned. The person was, nonetheless, requested to depart the neighbourhood.

Related: NA passes bill to support victims of acid attacks

Shaheed mentioned that her siblings have been very supportive of her each step of the way in which. Her neighbours, alternatively, saved blaming her for the assault. She mentioned that it was fairly tough at first however refused to let that have an effect on her shallowness.

Ahmar Iqbal, who was attacked by acid three years in the past, has the identical philosophy. “Many individuals inform me that my life has been destroyed. I inform them in any other case. I’m nonetheless respiratory and residing. My life is much from over,” he mentioned. Iqbal was attacked by a person out of jealousy. “I used to be getting married to the love of my life, nevertheless it bothered that man so much.”

He used to show computing to totally different college students.

“I didn’t let the assault break my spirit,” he mentioned. Everybody faces problem of their lives however this doesn’t imply that we surrender hope, Iqbal added.

Many survivors don’t have the Iqbal’s angle. “Many individuals flip suicidal after such an assault,” mentioned Misbah. Some youngsters refuse to depart their home and really feel entrapped. Some mother or father’s don’t have the assets to assist their youngsters, she remarked.

“Most painful, nonetheless, is the remarks made by the folks round them,” she mentioned. “Their remarks are generally extra painful than the incident itself.”

Misbah hopes the federal government performs its half in curbing this menace. “We attraction to the federal government to admire our work, make it simpler for survivors to get justice and don’t create hurdles of their means.”

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