Karachi: Woman kills abusive husband
KARACHI: A man was strangulated to death on Sunday allegedly by his wife within the remit of the Iqbal Market Police Station.
Police said Abdullah, 51, son of Badi-uz-Zaman, was strangulated to death by his wife, Shabana Naz, in Shahwaliullah Nagar, Orangi Town, Sector 11-1/2.
A duty officer of the Pakistan Bazaar Police Station said Shabana Naz mixed sedatives in the tea for her husband. As he fell asleep, she strangulated him with a piece of nylon rope. The police arrested Shabana.
Shabana initially told the police that her husband had committed suicide, but later admitted to murdering him.
She told the police that she killed her husband because he frequently tortured her.
The body was shifted to hospital for medico-legal formalities. The victim was the father of four children and worked with the Customs department.
An FIR (677/2010) under Section 302 of the PPC was registered at the Pakistan Bazaar Police Station on the complaint of the victim’s sister, Rehana Jabeen.