LAHORE: A 48-year-old woman was axed to death by her husband over a domestic issue, in the precincts of Defence C police, on Sunday.
The deceased was identified as Rehana Bibi, resident of Seaj Pal village Defence. Police said that the accused Anwar hailed from Sahiwal, manual labourer by profession. Police said that accused lived in a rented house along with his family for last few years.
Police said that victim Rehana and her two daughters served as maid of different houses of the areas. Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) of the police station Naeem Raza said that accused told the police that his wife and two daughters developed illicit relation, on which they quarreled several time on the issue but his wife did not pay the heed. On the day of incident, the accused Anwar and his wife Rehana again quarreled on some domestic issue. The accused got infuriated and attacked on his wife with an axe, as result she received serious wounds.