Transgender dies of burns as man throws acid on her
KARACHI: The Sindh government has directed concerned authorities to investigate the death of a transgender who died after being victim of acid attack in, Korangi’s Bilal Colony.
Adviser to the Chief Minister on Human Rights Srinivasa Valasai has formed a committee to carry out complete investigation regarding the incident.
Tariq Khattak , Member Human Rights Monitoring Committee is appointed to head the investigation committee.
On Wednesday, a man hurled acid on transgender in Korangi’ Bilal Colony an area in Karachi.
The deceased was burned upto 60% which lead into her death.
According to Tariq Khattak the transgender, Ghulam Mustafa alias Saima had a quarrel with her friend Qaiser .
Tariq further stated that the argument amid them resulted in Qaiser attacking saima.
Qaiser managed to fled away from the scene. further investigations and raids are underaway,
On September 28, in a shocking incident, three men hurled acid on a woman walking on streets of Gulistan-e-Johar, an area in Karachi.
According to the sources, the woman was shifted to hospital after the unknown men attacked and threw acid on her.
The hospital staff revealed that the victim has suffered severe burns on arms and back.
The police reached to the spot and are conducting investigations. However, there is no update on the case so far.
Moreover, the station house officer of Shahrah-e-Faisal Police Station has recorded her statement after visiting her.
Earlier in April, an unknown man threw acid on a Pakistani college student in Long Island, a suburb of New York City, disfiguring her face and shattering her life in an attack that activists want investigated as an anti-Muslim hate crime.
Nafiah Ikram, 21, and her mother were getting out of their car outside their home on March 17 when the man rushed up to her, threw a caustic liquid at her face and ran off. She was left severely burned and nearly blind.
Nafiah, who is studying medicine at Hofstra University, and has plans to be a doctor, was rushed to the hospital by her mother, who also works there.