SARGODHA: A woman was murdered by her husband over petty issue in Factory Area police limits on Wednesday. The police said that Feroz Khan, a resident of Chak No 85/NB, had an argument with his wife Roshan Bibi for serving him cold food.
After exchange of hot words, Feroz murdered his wife and fled from the spot. The body was handed over to the family after legal formalities. The police have registered a case against the accused and started investigation.
Recently, a bride was allegedly strangled to the death by her husband on the night of their wedding in a suspected case of ‘honour killing’ in Jacobabad.
During the day, an alleged picture of the deceased bride made rounds on social media and suggested that the young girl was killed by her husband for “not being a virgin”. However, this piece of information could not be verified.
Khanzadi, daughter of Lal Mohammad Lashari, married her cousin Qalandar Bux Khokhar the night before her lifeless body was found in her bedroom in ADC Colony. The suspect, her husband, remains on the run.
Published in The Express Tribune, November 30th, 2017.