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Pak police arrest girl, boyfriend for throwing acid on girl's mother, sister

Press Trust of India  |  Quetta 

have arrested a young girl and her boyfriend for throwing acid on the girl's mother and elder sister in Quetta.

The incident took place on October 26 as the mother and her daughter were coming out of their tuition centre on Brohi road where they are teachers.

"The young sister of masterminded the whole episode as she wanted to marry the young man Ejaz, who her parents had selected to be married off to her sister," a said.

"Fuelled by jealousy, begrudge and revenge, Erum threatened she would commit suicide and forced him to carry out the act of throwing acid on her mother and sister with the help of a close friend, Abdullah," SSP said.

"According to Ejaz, they threw acid because wanted to disfigure the face of her elder sister so that she was no longer eligible for marriage," the said.

Both the women are still recovering from serious burn injuries at the Bolan medical complex, he added.

The said they were arrested on the direction of who was arrested from district in the province.

"He gave the details of the whereabouts of the two main culprits who were hiding on the outskirts of Quetta," the said.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sat, November 10 2018. 01:00 IST
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