Acid attack on Pashto actress in Nowshera

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PESHAWAR: A Pashto actress, Shazia Aziz, suffered critical burns after a producer named, Shaukat, threw acid on her in Nowshera. According to sources, Shazia was at home, when Shaukat forced his way in, around 3 am, and allegedly asked her to marry him. On Shazia’s refusal, Shaukat threw acid on her and escaped leaving the empty can behind.

Shazia was immediately taken to Lady Reading Hospital, for an intensive care treatment. However, she was later shifted to another hospital.

Apparently, Shazia’s mother and brother also got minor injuries, while trying to protect her, sources added.