Woman tortured by son, daughter-in-law in Khanpur

Victim says couple threatened her with dire consequences if she did not hand over property

Our Correspondent March 04, 2019

KHANPUR: An elderly woman was allegedly tortured by her son and daughter-in-law over a property dispute in Khanpur on Sunday. Bashiran Bibi, a resident of Moza Wahi Hazrat, told Express News that she became a widow after her husband Rehmat Ali died 13 years ago.

She added that after the death of her husband, she distributed the property equally among all of her children. Bashiran Bibi maintained that she kept possession of her late husband’s house where she was living with one of her sons, Inayat Ali, and his wife.

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However, the woman stated that her son and daughter-in-law wanted to take over the house. She said that the couple used to torture her and would ask her to leave the house.

The victim added that the couple also threatened her with dire consequences if she did not hand over the property to them.

Published in The Express Tribune, March 4th, 2019.



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