Karachi: Husband killer sent to jail
KARACHI: A woman who had chopped her husband into pieces after murdering him on November 23 was sent to jail on Friday.
Zainab Bibi was produced in the court of Judicial Magistrate (East) Zakaullah Abro to record her confessional statement under Section 164.
However, she declined to record any such statement in the court. After completing the legal procedure, the judicial magistrate sent her to jail.
Zainab, along with her nephew Zaheer, was booked for killing her second husband Ahmed Abbas after he allegedly attempted to sexually assault her teenaged daughter from her first husband.
The couple was living in a rented house in Green Town.
According to the prosecution, some residents of the area informed police that the stench of human blood and flesh was coming out of her house. The police raided the house and arrested the woman, who had sliced her husband’s body into pieces and was boiling some of the pieces after putting some cooking ingredients in it with the intention to later dispose them of outside the house.
The police also found her nephew in the house, while her daughter was missing at the time of the raid.
A case was registered under sections 302 (premeditated murder) and 34 (common intention) of the Pakistan Penal Code and Section 7 of the Anti-Terrorism Act-1997.
Meanwhile, a suspect involved in target killings in the city was remanded in police custody till December 5.
Noor Rehman alias Bakhti Rehman was produced in the court of Judicial Magistrate (West) Afzal Roshan and was remanded in the CID custody till December 5, which is a declared public holiday.
He was arrested by the CID police after a brief encounter in the SITE-A area.
The suspect is said to be involved in several cases of extortion and target killings in the city. The accused was brought to the court amid tight security.