LAYYAH: A woman was critically injured and hospitalized after being tortured by brother in-law today.

Police said that a man hit his sister in-law (wife of elder brother) on her head, over petty domestic dispute leaving her critically wounded and escaped from the scene, at main town of Layyah district.

The injured woman was shifted to Nishtar Hospital, where her condition was stated to be serious. The police after registering a case against the accused have started raids for his arrest.