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Woman arrested for murdering drugged husband

By Our Correspondent
February 29, 2024
This image shows Karachi Police personnel and commandoes standing guard on November 29, 2023. — Facebook/Karachi Police - KPO
This image shows Karachi Police personnel and commandoes standing guard on November 29, 2023. — Facebook/Karachi Police - KPO

A woman accompanied by her father was arrested for allegedly disposing of her husband’s body after murdering him in a garbage dumpster in PIB Colony.

The deceased, identified as Faizan, was murdered, and later his body was found in the garbage dump near the Old Sabzi Mandi area within the limits of the PIB Colony police station on Tuesday.

The police had registered a case based on a complaint of the victim’s father and had initiated investigations. The police later arrested the victim’s wife, Arzu, and her father, Naeem, for their alleged involvement in the murder, claiming to have recovered a dagger used in the incident. The police stated that the deceased, Faizan, was a resident of the Garden area and worked as a welder.

The initial investigations revealed that Faizan was drugged by his wife with sleeping pills, rendering him unconscious while he was in bed. Subsequently, the wife and her father stabbed Faizan to death. After the murder, they wrapped the body in a blanket, transported it to the old vegetable market via motorcycle, and dumped it in a garbage dumpster. The police stated that the couple got married a year and a half ago, while the woman claimed that her husband used to physically abuse her, which led her and her father to plan the murder.

Suspect held

A suspect involved in indecent behaviour with a woman walking in North Karachi’s Sector-A was apprehended.

The suspect was captured with the assistance of residents, who handed him over to the police after a chase. Prior to his arrest, the suspect had engaged in indecent behaviour with the woman in the area, according to the police.

The suspect was identified as Azhar. The police stated that the suspect had confessed to the crime. Described as a habitual offender, the suspect has had previous cases against him, as per the police. A case has been registered, while the investigation is continuing.