KARACHI, Sept 18: A 40-year-old man was arrested in Landhi on Thursday for allegedly killing his wife.
Police said the suspect, Rashid, tortured and strangled his 38-year-old wife, Rehana, at his house in a shantytown near Ajmer Ground, Sector 35-B, Landhi.
They said the suspect brought the body to the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre and told the police that his wife had committed suicide.
However, the police said, the victim’s parents alleged that Rashid had killed Rehana, mother of two.
The police said the suspect was arrested and he confessed to having killed the woman. They said the suspect also disclosed that he had earlier burnt the victim in his attempt to kill her.
A postmortem report has been reserved.
Rashid has been booked under FIR 203/08 under Section 302 of the Pakistan Penal Code.