Violent incident: Two women's throats slit in Hyderabad

Victims were alone at home when incident took place


Our Correspondent February 16, 2018
PHOTO: EXPRESS

HYDERABAD: In a gory incident of murder in Hyderabad, a woman was brutally killed and another critically injured on Thursday. The throats of the slain, Saba, wife of Atif Arain, and injured Nazo, wife of Kamran Arain, who is said to be in critical condition, were slit with a sharp object.

The family and local residents have ruled out resistance during theft or robbery to be the cause of the murder. The two women, who are relatives, were alone in the house in Bismillah City, Latifabad Unit 10, when the incident happened. In a similar incident in the same area on July 4, 2017, Advocate Dildar Qureshi's wife, 44-year-old Nafisa and 23-year-old daughter-in-law Faryal were killed in the same manner.

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Mohsin Arain, son of Shahabuddin Arain in whose house the victims were living, informed the police about the crime. According to Ghulam Haider Shahani, SHO of B-Section police station, the body was found in the veranda of the house's upper floor, while the injured was lying on the ground floor.

The SHO said it is early to tell who could be responsible for the murder. "We have taken the fingerprints. Further investigation is under way."

Atif, a bank employee, and Kamran, who works for Water and Power Development Authority, were also not at home at that time. Atif wedded Saba around three years ago while Kamran and Nazo tied the knot over a year ago, according to the family.

The incident's FIR has yet to be registered. The family has not expressed doubt on any suspect for the crime, according to the police.

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