KARACHI: Police on Tuesday claimed to have arrested a suspect for allegedly pouring acid on his wife’s face in Karachi.
According to the details, the suspect, Shahid Masih, subjected his wife, Michelle, to the acid attack in the day over a domestic issue in the Khokhropar area of Karachi.
Consequently, his wife received burn wounds on his face and body. She was rushed to the hospital where his condition is said to be out of danger.
Sources said that the couple had contracted a ‘free-will’ marriage in 2015. The reasons behind the attack are yet to be ascertained.
The police have registered a case and launched investigations into the acid attack.
Earlier on February 10, a woman had reportedly threw acid on her husband while he was asleep in the Azizabad area of Karachi.
According to the police, a disgruntled wife had thrown acid on her sleeping husband, who also injured her 10-year-old son. Both of them had been shifted to the hospital.
Farzana and Farhan had married on their own will. According to the police, she had managed to escape after committing the crime.