BAHAWALPUR: A girl was critically injured in an acid attack over refusal of marriage proposal here on Monday.
Police said that accused hailing from Basti Malook Shah of Bahawalpur wanted to marry with a local girl named Mahnaz but her family rejected the proposal.
Upon refusal the accused threw acid at Mahnaz while she was returning home after routine medical checkup at private clinic near her residence.
Face and upper half of the body of the girl was affected due to acid and was rushed to Victoria Hospital for medical treatment.
The police arrested the culprit and after registering a case against him started an interrogation.