Chakwal: Man kills wife for contracting 2nd marriage
CHAKWAL: A man killed his wife for contracting the second marriage here on Wednesday. Waseem Haider, a resident of Bhoun Road, was married to Shagufta Iqbal in 1996 and they had two sons and a daughter. He used to beat his wife.
He developed illicit relations with a girl, Maria, and wanted to marry her. On the day of the incident, Waseem Haider asked his wife to leave the house with children as he was ready to marry Maria. Shagufta informed her sister, who lived in Lahore, that Waseem had threatened to kill her and she was weeping on the telephone. After sometime, Waseem phoned his brother-in-law Zulfiqar Zaidi that Shagufta had died of heart attack. Zulfiqar with his sister Shaheen and other family members reached Chakwal where her funeral was ready. When they examined the body, they found a torture mark around her neck. The matter was reported to the City police that shifted the body to DHQ Hospital for autopsy. The autopsy report confirmed torture on her. On the report of Zulfiqar Ali, the City police have registered a case against Maria and Waseem who managed to escape.