Karachi: A young woman was stabbed to death by her fiancé in the Jackson police limits on Thursday.
The body of Saima, 24, was found at the house of her fiancé, Tauseef Ahmed, near the Habib Public School in Sultanabad. One of the local women saw her body and informed the police, who reached spot and broke the door down to recover the body.
The corpse was taken to the Civil Hospital for a postmortem. A lady medico-legal officer (MLO) said that deceased was first strangled and then stabbed.
According to the police, the accused was an employee of MCB Bank and the victim worked at a private firm. The police believed that a domestic dispute resulted in the murder.
Two bandits arrested
Two alleged bandits were held by residents of an area in the Landhi police limits on Thursday. Two armed men riding a motorcycle barged into a local shop. The area people saw them and tried to intercept the suspects.
The armed men opened fire but were overpowered and tortured by the people.
In the meantime the mobile van of the said police station rushed to the crime scene and arrested both the injured and took them to the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC). Police recovered two TT pistols from their possession.
Meanwhile the New Karachi police arrested a Sunni Tehrik (ST) worker Naveed Ghora.
The news of the arrested ST worker spread in the area. The area people cordoned off the New Karachi police station. The police fired in the air and also fired some teargas shells to disperse the mob.
Man dies in accident
A man died in a head-on collision in the Darakshan police limits on Thursday.
Muhammad Akhter, 45, died when a car collided with the rickshaw he was travelling in near Khayaban-e-Sehar.