SUKKUR: A group of villagers foiled a man’s attempt to throw his wife’s body into Kharriro Shakh (irrigation channel) in Bhooral Mirani village near Ghouspur town of Kandhkot-Kashmore district on Tuesday.
They called out the police and informed them that the man, Sono Mirani, was spotted throwing the body into the canal but upon seeing them, he left the body on the dyke and took to his heels.
Police took the body to the local rural health centre for a post-mortem examination. Later, they told the villagers that according to the initial investigation, Mirani shot dead his wife, Sahib Khatoon, 36, mother of 10, in their house on suspicion of disloyalty. A hunt for the suspect was started, they said.