Karachi: Freewill couple attacked
KARACHI: A woman was killed and her husband seriously wounded in an attack inside their house in Ayub Goth within the remit of the Sohrab Goth police station on Friday, officials said.
In her dying statement, 25-year-old Laila identified the attackers as Fayyaz and his brother Riaz and told the police that she had been engaged to the former before marrying Azhar, the officials added.
The police said the suspects barged into the couple`s house in Rajput Colony and attacked them with an axe and a repeater gun before fleeing. “The couple was rushed to the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital where the woman gave a statement to the police before she succumbed to her wounds,” said an official at the Sohrab Goth police station. He added that Azhar was stated to be in a serious condition.
The official said that the woman had fled her parents’ house in Larkana to marry Azhar, who was from D.G. Khan, about a year back.