Domestic abuse? Woman’s murder in Capital

Victim was unhappy due to the violent behaviour and domestic abuse of her husband

Our Correspondents February 04, 2017

ABBOTTABAD: A woman was allegedly killed by her husband in the capital.

It subsequently sparked protests in Abbottabad.

Sidra had married Sagheer around five years ago. However, she was reportedly unhappy due to the violent behaviour and domestic abuse of her husband.

In an FIR filed with Ramna Police, Sadia’s brother Rasheed Tanoli said that Azhar Shoaib called his other sister Khalida on Friday evening and informed her that Sagheer had tortured Sidra to death.

As news of Sidra’s death spread to her native Abbottabad, dozens of villagers staged protests against her murder and demanded that the immediate arrest of the suspected killer.

Published in The Express Tribune, February 5th, 2017.


lkhan | 5 years ago | Reply Why was Sidra not taken away from this butcher of a savage? Why was she left in his hands for five years? What must those years have been? Why are women in Pakistan not given the protection against violence that is their basic human right? Why are violent men not made aware of their bestial nature, and to harness such evil, otherwise the rule of law will come down on them so hard, they will not know what hit them? Why why why....... why must we daily read of such horrific uncivilised medieval mad uncouth wild totally unjustifiable ways? Why do these monsters think they can perpetrate such in total impunity? ENOUGH.
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