Karachi: Newly wed woman killed in Nazimabad
KARACHI: A newly-married woman was killed in her in-laws house in a Nazimabad locality on Sunday, police said.Rizvia SHO Shahid Abbas said that 20-year-old Safiya, wife of Adnan, was taken to a private hospital by her in-laws, where doctors allegedly issued a certificate that she died of a cardiac arrest. Subsequently, a woman who was giving a bath to the body noticed some strangulation marks on her neck and informed the victim’s father, who raised alarm and informed the police, he added.
The police reached the scene and shifted the body to the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital, where a post-mortem examination revealed that Safiya was throttled, the area SHO said, adding that the woman was married about two months ago.Meanwhile, the victim’s husband Adnan and his elder brother, Danish, escape the scene.
A case (FIR 35/2012) was registered under Sections 302 (premeditated murder) and 34 (common intention) of the Pakistan Penal Code against the victim’s in-laws on a complaint of her father, Nafees, at the Rizvia police station.