Karachi: Woman strangled in DHA
KARACHI: A 55-year-old woman was found dead in a house in the Phase IV of the Defence Housing Authority on Sunday, police said.
The SHO of the Gizri police station, Shahid Chaudhry, said Sharmeen Kamal was strangled in her home and it appeared that a domestic servant of hers was involved in it.
Quoting the statement of her tenants, who lived on the ground floor, he said they saw the domestic servant, Sheru, going up on the first floor. “When they heard noises from the first floor, they went up and saw their landlady lying dead.”
The suspect had escaped the crime-scene. Initial information suggested that no valuables were missing from the house, the SHO added.
The victim woman was alone at the time of the incident as her son lived in the United States.
The body was shifted to the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre for legal formalities.