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Lecturer arrested for beating wife in Chitral

CHITRAL:  A lecturer was arrested on the complaint of his wife for beating and detaining her at home for two days, according to police documents available with ChitralToday.

According to the First Information Report (FIR), the woman approached the police and complained that she is a lecturer at a college for girls and her husband is also a lecturer at a boys’ college.

She said on April 12 she asked her husband to bring cerelac for their child from the market which he refused. Later, at Iftar, she added, he exchanged harsh words with her and then started threatening her with dire consequences.

She said her husband then attacked her with punches and kicks, injuring her on both eyes and nose.

She alleged that her husband also detained her in the house and did not allow her even to go to her college for two days.

“After two days, I managed to come out and called my brother and reached the police station to lodge a complaint seeking legal action against my husband,” she added.

The police took the complainant to hospital where after an examination the injuries and bruises were confirmed.

On the basis of the complaint and medical report, the police registered a case under section 504, 506, 509 and 342 of Pakistan Penal Code and arrested the man.

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