Man held for attempting to burn wife, daughter.

SAHIWAL -- Locals and police thwarted a man's alleged attempt to burn his first wife and a seven-year-old daughter in village 52/EB, Arifwala. The Sadar police arrested the suspect and seized petrol cans and an ax from him. Ghulam Ali and his first wife, Ayesha, have three daughters. He married for the second time two years ago and began living with his second wife.

According to eyewitnesses, Ghulam Ali visited Ayesha and got into a fight with her. Later, he locked her and their eldest daughter in the room and began putting petrol on it, causing Ayesha and the daughter to panic.

Neighbors contacted 15, and the police with villagers, rescued the woman and her daughter. Ayesha demanded the chief minister provide her safety and justice.


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