Pakistani woman ‘stripped naked and beaten’ sparks domestic violence outrage

A Pakistani husband has been arrested for allegedly torturing his wife by stripping her naked, beating her and shaving her head after she refused to dance for his friends.The disturbing incident came to the attention of the authorities after a woman covered in bruises appeared in a video on social media, identifying herself as Asma Aziz and begging the public for help.

Asma, from Lahore in Pakistan’s north-eastern Punjab province, says in the video that her husband Mian Faisal and his colleagues became enraged when she refused to dance for them. She alleges that they humiliated her by removing all her clothes and shaving her head, then used iron pipes to beat her. ‘He took my clothes off in front of his employees. The employees held me as he shaved my hair off and burned it,’ she says in the video.

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