Karachi: 2 women murdered
KARACHI: Two women were murdered in two different places on Wednesday. Sixty–year–old Sughra was strangled when a man identified as Ameen barged into her house while she was alone. Sughra lived in the Shah Lateef Town police limits. The area people saw the suspect come out of the house and they immediately caught him. They entered the house and saw Sughra’s body. The police rushed to the spot and caught the accused and later shifted Sughra’s body to the JPMC for legal formalities.
According to the police, the accused was a mentally retarded. n another incident, 35–year–old Najma, wife of Abdul Qayyum, was stabbed to death while her two-year-old son Rafeeq and six–year–old brother Ashiq were wounded, when her husband, after an altercation, picked up a knife and attacked her. Rafiq and Ashiq were also injured when they tried to protect her. The accused managed to flee after the gruesome crime. After hearing the cries of Rafiq and Ashiq, people in the neighbourhood rushed to the spot and saw the bodies of Najma and the injured minors. Later they informed the police. According to the police Qayyum was Najma’s second husband, and Rafiq was her son from her first marriage.