Woman, step-father poison son to death in Vehari

Victim suspected his stepfather killed his birth father


Our Correspondent December 13, 2018
PHOTO: EXPRESS

VEHARI:  

A woman, in connivance with her second husband, allegedly poisoned her son to death in Vehari’s Mailsi Tehsil, Express News reported on Wednesday.

According to details, Rukhsana Bibi, a resident of Madina Colony, had tied-the-knot with Muhammad Yameen. The couple had a son named Muhammad Ahmed.

However, after the death of her first husband, Rukhsana married Muhammad Sajwar, a resident of Mailsi. The woman’s son Ahmed had suspicion that Sajwar had killed his father in a bid to marry his mother.

On the day of the incident, Ahmed had an argument over the matter with his mother and stepfather. When the arguments escalated, accused Rukhsana and Sajwar put Ahmed on a charpoy and caught hold of his hands and legs. They forced him to drink poison. As a result, he died on the spot.

Later, the City police registered a case against the culprits and presented a challan in the court. Meanwhile, Additional Sessions Judge Jahangir Ashraf ordered to produce witnesses in the case on the next hearing.

On December 12, a man poisoned his wife to death over a family dispute in Kabirwala Town.

Zahid Hussain, a resident of Kakar Hatta, allegedly mixed poison in a meal and gave it to his 32-year-old wife Sajida Bibi. When the woman consumed the food, her condition deteriorated and she fell unconscious.

The accused took the victim to Nishtar Hospital, Multan, and told the doctors that his wife was suffering from food poisoning. The medical staff admitted her to the hospital for treatment. However, after fighting for her life for three days, Sajida Bibi breathed her last.

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