A man set to fire his niece’s paramour in the Lohari Gate area of Shujabad on the suspicion of their having an illicit relationship, police said on Saturday.
Reportedly, accused Shaukat scalded a 22 years old youth, Hamza, in Shujabad tehsil of Punjab on suspicion of his having an illicit relationship with his niece.
According to police, Hamza belonged to Mailsi and came to Lahori Gate in Shujabad for the purpose of doing business here.
But Shaukat suspected that he was involved in illegitimate relationship with his niece. Infuriated, he got Hamza and subjected him to severe torture with the help of his accomplices. He shaved off his head and moustache. He doused him with petrol, and ignited fire.