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Tuesday Dec 03 2019

Kandhkot suspect douses young man with acid for turning down friendship

Isai Ramos/via

KANDHKOT: A man doused a fellow young man with acid after the latter allegedly turned down the former's offer of friendship here in the city's Munshi Muhabbat Khan Dahani village on Tuesday, a local police official confirmed.

According to the senior superintendent of police (SSP) for the Kashmore district, Syed Asad Raza Shah, the suspect — identified as Jamil Shah — threw acid on another man for denying his request of friendship. Jamil Shah was later arrested, the SSP added.

Also read: Unidentified assailants throw acid on young man in Quetta

The young man who was attacked sustained burn wounds on almost 40 percent of his body, sources at a local hospital noted, and was subsequently shifted from Kandhkot to Larkana.

Shah, the suspect, was displeased that his friendship offer was declined.


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