FAISALABAD: A woman was strangled to death cut up by her brothers after an argument in Sahianwala area on Wednesday.
Police spokesperson Muhammad Ramazan told The Express Tribune on Wednesday that Rahma*, a resident of Chak 10-JB, accused her of having an affair with a neighbor.
He said they told her to give up her relations with the man and “mend her ways.”
The spokesperson said when she argued with them, Ghulam Abbas, Muhammad Sajid and Muhammad Abid strangled her and cut her body with an axe.
He said the men then threw her body in a canal.
He said a few hours later, Abbas went to Chiniot Saddar police station and confessed to killing his sister and throwing her body into a canal.
He said after recording his statement, the police team alerted Sahianwala police.
He said a team from the police station recovered the body from the canal.
The spokesperson said Sahianwala police had dispatched the body to a mortuary for post mortem examination. He said a team had been formed to arrest Sajid and Abid.
*NAMES HAVE BEEN CHANGED TO PROTECT IDENTITIES