A woman with critical burns was admitted to Allied Hospital Faisalabad after her husband allegedly set her on fire here on Monday. According to rescue sources, a man identified as Muhammad Jameel burnt his wife after sprinkling petrol on her over a domestic issue in the Madina Town area. Resultantly Ishrat Bibi sustained critical burns and was rushed to Allied Hospital.

According to doctors at Allied Hospital, the victim has sustained severe burns.

Following the incident the police arrested the accused. In his statement to the police, the accused denied having burnt his wife instead he claimed Ishrat Bibi attempted to commit suicide.