Lahore: Woman kills ‘hubby’ with flowerpot
LAHORE: A woman allegedly killed her ‘husband’ by hitting his head with a flowerpot at Al–Hamd Colony residence in Wahdat Colony police limits on Friday. Police arrested the woman at the spot and sent her behind the bars after registering a murder case on the complaint of the victim’s father. Reportedly, the alleged killer woman identified as Rubina Bibi was living with her ‘husband’ Azhar Shah, 36, at his residence for the last eight years. Police claimed the couple was still unmarried and the woman killed Shah when the later refused to marry her. A close neighbour and eyewitness of the incident said that he witnessed the woman in anger when ‘husband’ entered her house. She was holding a flowerpot with some blood spots and was hitting the flowerpot on the victim’s head despite that he had died.
He said that the couple used to quarrel with each other over family issues. The victim was a rickshaw driver by profession, he said, adding that at the time of incident he himself heard cries of the said man and informed the other neighbours of same street. The woman offered no resistance when they overpowered her, he maintained.
In her first statement to the police, Rubina said, “She has sacrificed everything for Azhar Shah even I left my parents, seven children and all the relatives but he refused to marry me from the first day”.
On Friday she got furious when Shah again refused to contract marriage with her, she stated adding that resultantly, she killed him.
The SHO Wahdat Colony said Rubina was wife of another man Muhammad Ramzan of village Kot Kin, Kasur. She had seven children from her husband of Kasur. She left Ramzan some eight years ago and started living with her paramour Azhar Shah at his Al–Hamd colony residence.
From the very first day she had been putting pressure on Azhar Shah to contract marriage with her but he refused and used delaying tactics in this regard. Both had quarrelled on the same issue in the past several times.
He said on the day of incident, the couple again exchanged hot words with each other and also scuffled. Rubina got infuriated and attacked her husband with a flowerpot. She killed her husband Azhar Shah with repeated strikes. Resultantly, Shah succumbed to his injuries on the spot.
Local residents immediately intervened when they heard cries of the man and managed to overpower the killer woman. One of them called the local police, which reached at the spot and arrested woman.
Police said the victim was adopted child of the complainant of the murder case Mujahid Shah.
The body was sent to the city morgue for autopsy.