On Sunday, a man from Gujranwala, Punjab, named Ateeq burned his wife alive for not giving birth to a son, reports ARY. The incident took place in the Kot Shekju area of Gujranwala. He had three daugthers.

The man’s sister-in-law allegedly supported him in the crime. According to authorities, after killing his wife, Ateeq fled the scene with his three daughters.

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Meanwhile, the deceased woman’s body has been taken to a nearby hospital for a post-mortem examination. In addition, the police have filed a murder charge against Ateeq under section 302 of Pakistan’s penal code.