Man in Rawalpindi sets family ablaze
RAWALPINDI: A man allegedly set his wife and children on fire last night.
The woman and her children received burn injuries and they were shifted to the Holy Family Hospital in Rawalpindi. The accused, Kamran Sabazwari, managed to escape from the scene after the incident.
The residents of the area were of the view that the concerned police officials are not taking any action against the accused. The Sadiqabad Police Station expressed unawareness about any such incident when contacted by a local news agency.
A rampant increase in gender-based violence has drifted Pakistan’s ranking to one of the dangerous countries for women. As per the United Nation’s report of 2015, 75% of women are subjected to domestic violence.