Murder: Man sets wife on fire

after she asked him for a divorce.

August 04, 2011

KHANPUR: A man killed his wife over a domestic dispute on Wednesday. According to police officials, Mouza Fareed resident Budhan and his parents Abdul Rehman and Maqsood Mai killed his wife Fauzia Bibi after she asked him for a divorce. Budhan threw kerosene oil on his wife and set her on fire. Fauzia Bibi was taken to the hospital but doctors said she was already dead.  Zahir Pir police have registered a case and are searching for the accused.

Published in The Express Tribune, August 4th, 2011.