Woman shot dead in Nazimabad
KARACHI: A young woman was shot dead allegedly by her husband inside their Nazimabad residence on Monday, police said.
They said that 35-year-old Sonia had a dispute with her husband, Naseer Chaudhry, in their rented house in Nazimabad No 3.
Quoting the statements of some neighbours, Nazimabad SHO Sub-Inspector Sohail Sulehri said that on Monday afternoon they saw her leaving the house and suddenly a single bullet, allegedly fired by the husband, hit her in the back.
She was taken to the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital where she died. The husband managed to escape with the murder weapon, he added.
The area SHO said that the couple’s relationship became strained a few months ago and the victim woman had filed an application seeking divorce from her husband in court.