MULTAN - A girl sprinkled acid on her former fiancé following refusal to marry her here the other night.

According to peports, Muhammad Zubair, a resident of Shah Rukn-e-Alam, was engaged with Beenish four years ago. But their engagement ended after differences developed between the two families later. The other, Beenish and her brother stopped Zubair on gunpoint and threw acid on his face. According to hospital sources, Zubair's eyes have been affected by the acid.

Meanwhile, a young man attempted suicide by setting himself on fire over family dispute.

Raza Hassan, a resident of Pir Ismail Shah Darbar near Bahawalpur Bypass attempted self-immolation after his family did not return him money which they promised after selling his rickshaw. He was shifted to the Burn Centre of Nishtar Hospital for treatment. According to doctors of the hospital, 15% of his body was burnt and he was out of danger.