LAHORE: A young woman died at a hospital in Iqbal Town under mysterious circumstances. The victim, who appeared to have been strangled, was admitted to the hospital by a man who has gone missing. Police said they received a call from Farooq Hospital that K*, who had been admitted by a man named Ali, had died of her injuries. Police went to the hospital and collected forensic evidence. Sub-Inspector Allah Ditta told The Express Tribune that the suspect was named Ali, who was a resident of Huma Block of Iqbal Town. Investigations In-charge Muhammad Siddique said the victim’s body bore marks of strangulation but an autopsy would help ascertain the exact cause of her death. He said police were awaiting the application from the victim’s family for registration of an FIR while the suspect was at large. Sources told The Express Tribune the victim was in a relationship with the suspect, who wanted to marry her. The couple might have developed some difference over marriage which led to the tragic incident leading to her death.
Published in The Express Tribune, February 28th, 2017.
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