In a gruesome incident, a Pakistani man allegedly killed and boiled his wife in a pan in front of their six children in the country’s Sindh province here, a media report said on Thursday.
Police on Wednesday found Nargis’s body in a pan in the kitchen of a private school in Gulshan-e-Iqbal area of the city after her husband boiled it on Wednesday, Geo News reported.
According to the police, the woman’s husband Ashiq from Bajaur agency used to work as a watchman in the school and lived in the servant quarters of the school that was closed for about eight to nine months.
Police said the victim’s 15-year-old daughter called them when Aashiq along with their three children fled after the traumatic incident.
Geo News quoted Abdur Rahim Sheraji, Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) District East as saying that the custody of the other three children is with the police.
SSP Sherazi said, “They are shocked and hurt.”
Sherazi said the police took the woman to the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center for medico-legal formalities.
The official said preliminary investigation and the statements of the children showed that the suspect strangled his wife with a pillow before boiling it in a pan in front of them.
He said that one leg of the woman has also been severed from her body.
The reasons behind the incident are yet to be ascertained.
However, it was speculated that the husband forced his wife to engage in illicit relations and killed her when she refused to do so, the report said.
A case has been registered and raids are being conducted to arrest the accused.
The shocking incident brought back horrific memories of a similar incident that happened almost 11 years ago, when in November 2011, police arrested a woman for murdering her husband and trying to cook his body parts. , when he had planned to marry another woman without her permission, the report said.
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