KARACHI: A woman was hammered to death in Gulshan-i-Iqbal`s Quaid-i-Azam Colony on Wednesday, police said.
They said some neighbours rushed to the house of 34-year-old Aqeela Bibi after hearing her children`s screams in the early hours of the day and found her body lying in a pool of blood.
“She was the mother of three daughters and a son,” said an official at the Mubina Town police station.
“The eldest daughter, who is hardly 13 years old, told us about that Aqeela and her husband Habibullah used to fight over some domestic issues. They had a quarrel in the early hours of Wednesday.”
He said that Habibullah allegedly attacked his wife with a blunt metal and inflicted injuries that proved fatal.
“The couple hails from Rahim Yar Khan but has been settled here for the past several years.
“The suspect was a wage earner and escaped after the incident,” said the official.