Court proceedings: Woman stands trial in husband’s murder

After obtaining arms from her cousin, Amira Nasir, allegedly shot dead her husband.

Our Correspondent July 11, 2013

KARACHI: A district and sessions court supplied copies of statements and other documents to a female suspect facing murder trial of her husband. The court supplied copies under Section 265-C (supply of statements and documents to the accused) of the Criminal Procedure Code. The suspect is likely to be indicted on July 25. After obtaining training in firearms from her cousin, Khurram, the suspect, Amira Nasir, allegedly shot dead her husband while they were out for dinner. She now faces trial as a prime suspect in the murder case. After hearing the news of his brother’s death, the complainant, Arshad Mehmood, registered case, No.70/13, against unidentified men at the Airport police station. The police, on the other hand, found sufficient evidence against the wife and arrested her. She now stands trial in her husband’s murder.

Published in The Express Tribune, July 12th, 2013.