Man attacks wife on court premises -Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)

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Man attacks wife on court premises

SANGHAR: A man fired at his wife with a pistol and critically injured her on the premises of a district and sessions court on Tuesday.

Police have arrested her husband Nabi Bux Solangi.

Eid Khatoon, mother of five, was brought to family court by police from Darul Aman Hyderabad.

During the previous hearing, the brother of Nabi Bux had attacked her, but she remained unhurt. Her brother-in-law is in jail now. Despite a threat to her life, police did not arrange for her safety on Tuesday.

Ms Khatoon had eloped with a man of the same village near Mangli. Her husband registered an FIR against the two at Mangli police station. Police arrested and produced her in the court that ordered to keep her in the Darul Aman Hyderabad.

She was taken to Civil Hospital Sanghar and then referred to a Nawabshah hospital.
Source: Dawn
Date:5/27/2009