Karachi: Muzamil Khatoon, 37, was stabbed to death in a house situated in Musafir Khana area of Lyari.
Baghdadi SHO Rao Dilshad said when police personnel arrived at the house they saw a man escaping and they managed to chase the suspect and arrest him.
When the law enforcers went inside the house they found the body of a woman who had been stabbed. She was taken to the Civil Hospital Karachi.
The detained suspect was identified as Gul Zaman, the husband of the deceased and he revealed during interrogation that he had married Muzamil Khatoon, a widow with three daughters and a son, four to five years ago.
SHO Dilshad said it was during an argument on Wednesday that he picked up a knife from the kitchen and stabbed his wife to death. The murder weapon was found in the possession of Gul Zaman and he was booked for murder.