Domestic dispute: Man ‘kills wife with an axe’

He killed his wife in an axe attack following a quarrel over her alleged relationship with a neighbour.


Our Correspondent July 20, 2012

FAISALABAD: Batala Colony police have arrested a man who admitted to having killed his wife on Thursday night.

During questioning, Muhammad Husain, a resident of Elahiabad, told the police that he killed his wife in an axe attack following a quarrel over her alleged relationship with a neighbour. He said the deceased, Bushra Bibi, had allegedly refused to stop seeing the man. He said she was his second wife and they had had five children. The body has been sent for a post-mortem examination.

Published in The Express Tribune, July 21st, 2012.