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Acid attack victim Fakhra’s body reaches Karachi

Posted by: Web Desk, Uploaded: 25th March 2012

A body of acid attack victim, Fakhra Younus, who commit suicide on Italy on March 17, has been reached in Karachi.

Her dead body was sent to Pakistan after funeral prayer offered in the hospital ground in Rome.

In her last message before committing suicide, Fakhra had written that she was committing suicide over silence of law on the atrocities and insensitivity of Pakistani rulers.

Fakhra, wife of former Member of Provincial Assembly Bilal Khar, had been undergoing treatment for acid scarred tissue, including multiple corrective surgeries in Rome, committed suicide by jumping from the sixth floor of her flat. She was attacked with acid 12 years ago by her husband.

Large number of women also staged a protest at the airport and demanded to arrest the accused involved in acid attack on Fakhra.

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Story first published: 25th March 2012






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