A 27-year-old married woman allegedly set herself on fire by sprinkling kerosene oil on her body here at Teeli Mohalla after quarrelling with her husband on some domestic dispute, informed police here on Saturday.
The victim Sana Bibi, a mother of two, was rushed to Rawal Burn Unit of Holy Family Hospital by the Rescue 1122, police added.
According to Sub-Inspector (SI) Atta Muhammad, who is investigating the case, a quarrel between Sheraz Ali and her wife Sana occurred at 1:00am over some domestic issue after which Sheraz asked her to leave the house. On this, the police officer said the lady sprinkled kerosene oil on her body and burnt herself. He added that the husband extinguished the fire to save her wife owing to which his hands also sustained burn injuries. The SI said that the victim woman was shifted to Holy Family Hospital for medical treatment where her condition was stated to be out of danger. He said that a case was registered on statement of the victim lady.