Karachi: Woman held for killing 3rd husband
KARACHI: The police arrested a woman who confessed to killing her husband who she married four years ago after accepting Islam. Zahid, 37, was her third husband. The incident happened at their house situated in Lalabad, Behns Colony, within the jurisdiction of Sukhan Police Station. The death of her previous two husbands will also be interrogated, said the police. The police discovered that her previous two husbands were dead; one got burnt while the other died in a road mishap. She has five children from them. The accused, Rashida strangled her husband to death at night on Tuesday when he came home drunk, SHO Akram Mughal told Daily Times.
She tried to cover up her actions by saying that he died in an accident, however, the police knew that he was strangled when the bruises form the strangulation were discovered on his body while giving it a bath, one of the rituals before burial, the officer said. The accused confessed to her crime after questioning.