Faisalabad man throws acid at labourer for asking for wages

He has been burnt on 50% of his body

A man was attacked with acid in Faisalabad after he asked his employer for his overdue wages.

The man, Amjad, worked as a labourer in Faisalabad's Makkuana. He said had worked at a man named Ramzan's house for three months. "I went to him to get my wages and he told me to come back in an hour. When I went back after an hour he threw acid at me," he said.

Amjad suffered burns on his arms, legs and face. According to doctors, he was burned on 50% of his body. He is now out of danger.

The police arrested the man and his son and have lodged a case.

Officer Munib Ahmed confirmed the arrest and said raids are being conducted to arrest others involved.

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