SAWABI: A man’s ears have been chopped off by his close relatives after he was accused of sexually assaulting a family girl in village Gangoo Dhair in Parmoli police jurisdiction in Swabi

The victim, identified as Lal Muhammad, was sleeping at his residence at noon, when an unidentified number of men turned up and tied him to a tree and tore off his ears, causing excessive bleeding. The victim was rushed to the hospital in critical condition.

Shah Nawaz, the brother of the victim, contested the claim of the relatives that his brother sexually assaulted a girl in the family. Nawaz told the police that the attackers were furious after they had sent a marriage proposal.

The police haveregistered a case and started investigation.