Man held in Lahore for ‘killing’ American wife

Kazim tells police he abused her during intercourse and hit her on head with sharp object

Saqib Butt August 13, 2023
Accused in police custody. Photo: Lahore Police


A man on Sunday was arrested for murdering his American wife and trying to bury her naked body at a cemetery in Lahore’s Factory Area.

According to police sources, the husband, for the sake of deriving sexual pleasure during intercourse, abused his wife's private parts and used artificial genitals to a dangerous extent, leaving her in a critical state.

The man hit his wife on the head with a sharp object that proved to be fatal.

The police claimed that they had recovered a double penetration dildo from the man’s possession.

According to details, on Sunday at 2:15 am, the Factory Area police received information about the presence of a person at Ghazi Road cemetery in Gulistan Colony.

When police interrogated the man, he identified himself as Kazim Khan and said the body was that of his 50-year-old wife, Diana Christo. According to SP Cantt Awais Shafiq, the man told the police that he had killed his wife.

The official quoted Kazim as saying that he was trying to hide his wife’s body in the graveyard when the police reached there and arrested him.

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Factory Area SHO Waji-ul-Hasan quoted Kazim as saying that he had married Diana in the US about 28 years ago. He has a 26-year-old daughter with Diana, Karisma, who lives in the US.

According to Kazim, he is currently residing in Punjab Cooperative Society in Lahore while he belongs to Jhelum.

Kazim told the police that he lived in the US with his wife and daughter but was deported after the 9/11 attacks. He returned to Pakistan leaving behind his family. He had compelled his wife to visit Pakistan on July 22 after 12 years by telling him that he was extremely sick.

During his statement to the police, Kazim said he abused his wife during intercourse and hit her on the head with a sharp object.

The police doubted Kazim’s mental health and believed that he was also using drugs. They have filed an FIR and sent the body for an autopsy.


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