CHITRAL: A young drug addict set his own house on fire after his mother refused to give him money to buy charas, police said. The incident occurred in the Broz village near Chitral town on Tuesday night.
Staff from Rescue 1122 could not reach the house on time due to narrow streets and the flames were put out by TMA staff hours later. By then all household items had gutted. The house was also totally damaged. The man has been identified as Fayyaz, son of Abdul. –GH Farooqui