Father-in-law helps husband burn his wife alive because she went to visit her sister without his permissionBy Mason White 2:41 PM April 28, 2015
|Shabana Bibi (left)|
By: Feng Qian
A husband was arrested on charges of murder after allegedly burning his wife alive because she went to visit her sister without asking permission, police in Pakistan said.
Muhammad Siddique was furious to learn that his wife, 25-year-old Shabana Bibi, visited her sister without asking if she could leave the house.
Siddique and his father, beat Bibi before dousing her with gasoline and setting her on fire. The incident unfolded on Friday in Muzaffargarh.
Bibi and Siddique had been married for three years, during which she had suffered domestic abuse because she did not get pregnant.
She suffered burns on over 80 percent of her body. She died of her injuries in a hospital on Saturday. The husband and the father-in-law of the Bibi were charged with murder and terrorism.