Maria Sadaqat, a 19-year-old woman was tortured and burnt alive, after she refused a marriage proposal.

The young woman, former teacher at a private school, was taken to Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) on 31 March, after being tortured by the family of the would-be-groom and on Wednesday she succumbed to her injuries. Ayesha Isani, a PIMS spokeswoman said that the young woman suffered “severe burns.”

Sadaqat was teaching at a private school in Upper Dewal, a village near Isla...

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