Acid Attack News
A man who attacked and injured a woman with acid was given 27-years rigorous imprisonment and a fine by a sessions court.
Islamabad Additional Sessions Judge Rafaqat Ahmad Khan Awan on Saturday awarded the sentence to Muhammad Rafiq Awan and fined him Rs265,000, along with ordering compensation for the victim to the tune of Rs1.465 million.
On Dec 4, 2010, the Shalimar police registered an FIR against Awan after he entered the house of a woman identified as Mrs Rafiq and threw acid on her face, causing serious burn injuries on her face.
Published in The Express Tribune, January 27th, 2013.