25-year-old, Pakistani Christian woman has died today after she was set on fire on April 17th. Acid attack victim Asma Yaqoob was receiving treatment in Lahore’s Mayo Hospital since few days. She was attacked by a spurned Muslim man who allegedly forced her to convert Islam. Asma nicknamed Maria was proposed by a Muslim man Rizwan Gujjar. For this reason, 30-year-old, Rizwan was pressurizing Asma to convert to Islam. Asma turned down his proposal, refusing to renounce Christianity. Furious by Asma’s refusal, Rizwan Gujjar bathed Asma in patrol and set her on fire.
Asma Yaqub, 25-year-old Christian girl burnt to death for refusing a marriage offer & convert afterwards. Rizwan Gujar hurled gasoline at her & set her on fire. Asma was brought to Lahore from Sialkot with third degree burns, she succumbed to injuries last night in Mayo hospital. pic.twitter.com/yxQshm42ne— Naila Inayat (@nailainayat) April 23, 2018