NAROWAL: A woman was allegedly tortured to death by her in-laws in Baaoun Kalan village, Shakargarh tehsil. Police said that a local trader Tariq Mehmood’s daughter, Neelam, had married to Nouman about eight years ago, but the couple was childless.
On Saturday, Mehmood was informed by his daughter’s in-laws that Neelam had committed suicide. However, the father believed his daughter was tortured to death by her in-laws. He said there were several torture marks on his daughter’s body.
Police handed over the body to the family after conducting an autopsy and registered a case against the victim’s in-laws, including her husband Nouman.
Published in The Express Tribune, June 23rd, 2019.