Karachi: Man found slaughtered
Karachi: A man was found slaughtered in his house in Orangi Town early on Thursday. Attackers barged into the house of Abdul Rasheed, 60, in Fareed Colony, Mominabad, Sector 10, Orangi Town and slit his throat after overpowering him while he was asleep.
The police said that the suspects fled after the murder. They said that the deceased had a 16-year-old daughter from his first wife, Taj Bibi. Recently, he married off his daughter in Swat under what is known as ‘watta satta’ in local parlance to marry a 16-year-old girl, Parveen Zeba.
The police said that his both wives lived with him in the same house. Rasheed had a one-year-old child from his second marriage, DSP Tariq Malik said.
After his murder at around 5am, the police first questioned the victim’s first wife, who alleged that Parveen Zeba was involved in the murder, the DSP said.
Subsequently, he added Zeba was questioned and she confessed to having got him killed through her friend, Saeed Khan, and his brother, Nazmeen.
Police carried out raids at some places and arrested Nazmeen, the DSP said, adding that a hunt for Saeed was on.
Deceased Rasheed was a plumber by profession, the police said, adding that his body was shifted to the Civil Hospital for a postmortem examination.
Police registered a case (FIR 379/2011) under Sections 302 (premeditated murder) and 34 (with common intention) on the complaint of Fazal Karim, the victim’s brother, against Saeed Khan, Nazmeen and Parveen Zeba.