Chakwal: Husband strangles wife
CHAKWAL: A man killed his wife in a village here on Wednesday, police said. Waseem Haider, of Naeya Mohalla, used to beat his wife, Shagufta Iqbal, mother of three, as he wanted to marry another woman.
On Tuesday, he asked his wife to go to her parents’ house in Lahore along with her three children but she refused. When Waseem against beat her, she phoned her brother in Lahore and told him that she was getting life threats. At this, Waseem strangled her to death. After killing the woman, the accused called his in-laws and told them that Shagufta had died of heart attack. The family of the woman rushed to Chakwal and wanted to examine the body. As they saw marks of injuries around the neck, they informed the police who took the body to District Headquarters Hospital for autopsy. Meanwhile, the accused disappeared from the house. According to police, the autopsy report confirmed that the woman had been strangled.