Another Woman Suffers Wife Assault

By Khadijah Shah

TAXILA, PAKISTAN: A woman suffered wife assault when her husband along with two of his accomplices cut her hair and shaved off her eye-brows before trying to hang her in Chak Muzaffarabad.

Shaista Bibi lodged a report with Taxila police station in which she stated that she was married to Abdul Razzaq some 12 years ago. On Tuesday her husband asked her to force her uncle, Rabnawaz,
to lend his land to him. On her refusal, her husband along with his nephew Yasir and brother-in-law Rafaqat locked her in a room and subjected her to persecution including shaving off her eye-brows and hair.

Later they tried to hang her but a neighbor came to her rescue on hearing her screams. On seeing the neighbor they escaped from the scene after threatening her with dire consequences.

Taxila police have registered a case against the three accused and started investigations. No arrest was made till the filing of the report.

Ferhan Mazher
Rays of Development Organization
Sargodha, Pakistan

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