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Murder: Woman stabbed and killed, sister injured

BAHAWALPUR: A woman was stabbed to death, allegedly by the woman’s husband late on Wednesday. Her sister was injured. Police said Safiya Bibi, a resident of Pulli Islamabad, Dera Bhaka near Bahawalpur, had married Muhammad Naeem a year ago.

She had later developed differences with her husband and moved back to her parents’ house. Police said on Wednesday, Naeem showed up at her father Ghulam Yaseen’s house and demanded that she return to him.

They had an argument during which Naeem pulled out a knife and attacked Safiya Bibi. Her sister Razia Bibi tried to stop him but he attacked her as well. Abbasnagar police were called. They took the body for post-mortem examination and Razia Bibi to a hospital for treatment. Police said they had registered a case against Naeem.

Express Tribune