VEHARI, Pakistan: A girl suffered serious burn wounds on Thursday when her father and an uncle threw acid on her in Chak 56-K/B, Ludden, some 40kms from here.
Reports said that Rabia Bibi, with 70 percent burns, was shifted to Nishtar Hospital in Multan in a critical condition.
Rabia had contracted marriage with her cousin Nazakat. After getting divorce from him, she eloped with another cousin, Jaffar. She returned home after a panchayat assured her that she would be married.
According to panchayat’s decision, Rabia was to tie the knot with Jaffar, but her father Shaukat and uncle Riaz were not agreed on it.
On Thursday, they threw acid on Rabia and informed police that Jaffar and his accomplices had committed the crime.
The Luddan police took Jaffar into custody, but after investigation arrested Riaz who confessed to having committed the crime. Later, police also arrested Shaukat. A case has been registered against both accused under Section 336 B and 7-ATA.
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by, J. Schuyler Montague | sharia unveiled
Throwing acid on any person, especially a woman, has to be one of the most egregious crimes against another human being that I have ever heard of. We read story after story where, the perpetrator is a male and the victim, a female. We continue to hear governing bodies from nations where these crimes occur proclaim: ‘..we are getting serious about prosecuting acid attacks..’
Are you ‘truly’ serious about halting these crimes against humanity?
Then, prove it!
Here is a punishment that fits the crime:
Any ‘person’ found guilty in a court of law, of acid attacking another person will:
First, have his genitals fully submerged in a vat of sulfuric acid for 3 minutes.
Next, have his entire head submerged in a vat of sulfuric acid for 3 minutes.
Then, produce posters and billboards with this message and post them everywhere. Produce commercials for television and radio and broadcast them regularly. Let any future perpetrator know that ‘..he will suffer as the victim suffers..’
And to any nation that fails to implement a punishment such as this, for a crime so horrific as this, is NOT ‘truly’ serious about stopping it.