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.