Father sets his daughter on fire for refusing to live with him

An Egyptian girl named "Eman", 18, suffered burns at the hands of her father, who set her body on fire because she and her brothers refused to live with him after he separated from her mother due to family disputes.

The Egyptian newspaper Al-Watan said that the incident occurred in the village of "Sariwa", affiliated to the Bella Center in Kafr El-Sheikh Governorate, and the prosecution ordered the detention of the father, who was arrested after trying to escape after the crime.

Investigations revealed that the father took advantage of his daughter's presence at home alone in the house, and poured gasoline on her body and then set fire, in revenge for her and her mother.

The newspaper quoted a security source as saying that the father had previously tried to set fire to his wife’s house in which his children reside, and arrested him, but they gave up the record and went out after the intervention of senior families in the area, pointing out that the father separated from his wife some time ago, and asked her to The sons live with him, but they refused and preferred to live with their mother, which angered him and pushed him to try to take revenge on his ex-wife and their three children.

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