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Husband goes missing as woman found dead

KARACHI: A 35-year-old woman was allegedly strangled by her husband in a Quaidabad locality on Sunday, police said.

A duty officer at the Quaidabad police station said that the body of Islam Khatoon was found in a washroom of the house in Labour Colony.

The victim’s brother Shahzaib claimed that his sister had been strangled by her 40-year-old husband, Hakmeen Khan, the duty officer said.

He said the suspect, missing since the incident, was a rickshaw driver. The couple have four children.

The police shifted the body to the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre for medico-legal formalities.

Later the body was handed over to the family for burial.

An FIR (32/2012) under Section 302 (premeditated murder) was registered against the woman’s husband at the Quaidabad police station on the complaint of the victim’s brother.

Source: Dawn