Man ‘kills wife, daughter for Rs500’ in Punjab

The deranged man beat his wife and daughter to death with a stick in Tandlianwala near Faisalabad

Our Correspondent June 13, 2021


A man allegedly beat his wife and daughter to death over a petty dispute on Saturday in Tandlianwala, a small town near Punjab’s Faisalabad district.

Reportedly, after not getting Rs500, the deranged man beat his wife and daughter to death with a stick.

Police handed over the bodies to the relatives after postmortem and arrested the suspect after registering a case against him.

According to the police report, Saleem, son of Wariam, a resident of Gulshan-e-Rehman Colony on the outskirts of Tandlianwala, demanded Rs500 from his wife, 42-year-old Farzana Bibi.

The suspect’s wife refused to give him the money.

In a fit of rage, Saleem started beating his wife with a stick he found lying in the house.

The suspect allegedly hit her on the head multiple times.

Meanwhile, the 18-year-old daughter of the suspect, Umm-e-Kulsoom, came to save her mother. She managed to stop the physical assault but the suspect then started hitting her on the head with the stick.

As a result, the suspect’s daughter succumbed to her injuries on the spot while his wife was rushed to Civil Hospital in a critical condition. Farzana breathed her last in the hospital.

Tandlianwala City Police Station SHO Omar Sarfraz Warraich reached the spot on information and handed over the bodies of the woman and her daughter to the heirs after postmortem.

On the complaint of Farzana's other daughter, Kausar Parveen, wife of Muhammad Aslam, a case was registered against the suspect under Section 302 of PPC. Police conducted raids in various areas of the city and arrested the alleged murderer.

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Police officials said that during initial investigation, the suspect had confessed to killing his wife and daughter due to a domestic quarrel.

Separately, 15-year-old Ghulam Rasool, the son of Akhtar, was beaten to death by six suspects including Akbar and Faisal, residents of Chak No 113GB, during a fight in Chak No 113GB.

The teenage boy was pushed by the suspects, due to which he fell on the ground and fainted. He was shifted to Civil Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

Police reached the spot and took the body into custody. A case was registered against the fugitives under Section 302 PPC.

According to the police report, the victim was a heart patient and he fell to his death after being pushed by the suspects.

Police handed over the body to the family of the deceased after postmortem and registered a case against the suspects. The police also started raids to arrest them.

In another incident, a man reportedly murdered his brother.

According to the complainant, Mohammad Shafiq, the son of Naseer, who works in a water supply company, was confronted along by Khalilur Rehman, resident of Chak No 167GB, his wife Naseem Akhtar and daughter Iram Shahzadi in a bazaar near Sammundri Saddar.

The suspects allegedly attacked him and dragged him into a house where they tied him with ropes.

The suspects continued to beat him with sticks and punches. He was rushed to Sammundri Hospital in a state of unconsciousness, where he succumbed to his injuries.

Police registered a case against Shafiq, Naseem and Iram under Sections 302 and 334 of PPC on the complaint of the victim's father Mohammad Naseeb.


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