Man kills wife over 'extra-marital' affairs in Karachi

Suspect claims he did not intend to kill his wife but lost calm over a dispute and wedged a dagger into her


Our Correspondent May 07, 2018
Suspect claims he did not intend to kill his wife but lost calm over a dispute and wedged a dagger into her. PHOTO: REUTERS/FILE

KARACHI: The police on Monday apprehended a man for killing his wife over 'extra-marital' affairs at their house in Karachi.

The deceased identified as 30-year-old Maryam Bibi, a resident of Mehran Town, Korangi, was murdered by her husband during a fight over her 'suspected' affair with an 'unknown' man.

Confessing his crime before the police, the suspect claimed he did not intend to kill his wife but lost calm over a dispute and wedged a dagger into her.

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The body was taken to Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC) and later handed over to her family after the completion of medico-legal formalities.

Police have recovered the prime tool used in the crime while a case has also been registered and further investigations are underway.

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