Cops arrest husband who attacked estranged spouse with acid


KARACHI:

The police claimed on Wednesday to have arrested the person who emptied two bottles of acid on a girl in Qayyumabad space final week. Sajid Riaz, who had prior complaints of home violence lodged in opposition to him and was on the run, was arrested by the investigation staff of Defence Police Station.

In keeping with the police, Sajid is a drug addict and would incessantly have violent disputes along with his spouse, Saima. The couple married 12 years in the past and have three youngsters collectively. Saima had moved again along with her dad and mom on account of frequent disagreements and home violence.

On the day of the assault, Sajid had proven up exterior her home and tried to pull her again to their marital residence. Saima refused to go along with him and after a heated trade of phrases, Sajid emptied two bottles of acid on her. Saima was shifted to the burns ward at Dr Ruth Pfau Civil Hospital with crucial accidents and remains to be underneath therapy.

Her sister-in-law and a son had been additionally reportedly injured within the assault. Talking to the media on the day of the assault, Saima’s brother, Amir, mentioned Sajid had come to their home to take her again with him however she had not agreed.

Saima had moved again residence on account of household disputes and this was not the primary time that Sajid had come for her. This time, nonetheless, he introduced acid with him and after a heated argument he attacked her with it, mentioned Amir.

Sajid had earlier hit Saima on the pinnacle and damaged her leg throughout an argument, after which she left her home with him and returned to her guardian’s home, mentioned Amir.

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A criticism was lodged on the time on the Qayyumabad Police Chowki of the Defence Police Station.

Nonetheless, three months later, the household and neighbours had tried to mediate between the couple. The police mentioned the couple hailed from southern Punjab and was married in a watta satta scenario. Sajid’s sister is married to Saima’s elder brother.

Saima’s a mom of three and a home employee whereas Sajid is a drug addict, who would ask her for cash and battle along with her when she would refuse, the household mentioned. They added that the suspect used to make stitching machines and water cooler faucets earlier than his dependancy rendered him incapable.

Amir mentioned two different relations had been injured as they tried to avoid wasting Saima. The police recorded the lady’s father’s and brother’s statements and lodged an tried homicide case in opposition to Sajid. The FIR was lodged on the criticism of Saima’s different brother, Shahid, on the Defence Police Station.

Final month, the police arrested a person who threw acid on his former spouse in Baldia City as she left for work. Syed Zeeshan, who reportedly has a historical past of being violent, had been on the run after throwing acid and severely burning Rimsha, 21, his former spouse, allegedly over Tick Tock movies.

The police had detained his father, who had earlier submitted a surety in writing guaranteeing that Zeeshan wouldn’t drive his former spouse to dwell with him, as they looked for him.

Across the identical time, the New Karachi Police Station had lodged a case in opposition to a girl, Shabana, accused of throwing acid on her former husband, Usman, after repeatedly asking him to remarry her.

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