MULTAN/LAYYAH: A woman was burnt critically by her husband while another was tortured severely by her brother-in-law in separate incidents here on Sunday.

In Multan, a man set his wife ablaze over a domestic dispute due to which she sustained critical burns.

Resident of Chowk Munda Multan City, Umar set ablaze his 24-year old wife Saima Bibi after torturing her over a domestic issue. The woman was rushed to Nishtar Hospital where doctors said that the woman has suffered 35 percent burns upper part of the body.

According to the family, the woman is a mother of six children. In Layyah, a woman was tortured severely by her brother-in-law and was admitted to hospital in critical condition.

Police said that the man hit his sister in-law (wife of elder brother) in the head over a petty domestic dispute, leaving her critically wounded. The injured woman was shifted to Nishtar Hospital where her condition is stated to be serious. The police registered a case the accused and started raids for his arrest.–Agencies