FAISALABAD: An infuriated man axed his wife to death over a domestic dispute in the area of Saddar police station on Tuesday. A police official said Hassan Bibi, a resident of Chak No 612, exchanged hot words with her husband over a domestic matter which enraged the man. He hit his wife with an axe and as a result, she died on the spot. In another incident, Naseem Akhtar, a resident of Sitiana, was killed while his son Muhammad Naeem received multiple injuries in a road accident. Similarly, a motorcyclist was crushed-to-death while his friend received multiple injuries in a road accident in Thikriwala police station precincts. The police said a speedy oil tanker hit a motorcycle near Sadhar Bypass. Resultantly, 30-year old Javaid, son of Muhammad Siddique, was killed on the spot while Iftikhar Ali, 17, was injured. The body and injured were shifted to the hospital.
Published in The Express Tribune, February 8th, 2017.