ABBOTTABAD: The body of a woman, who had died of burns in the Ayub Teaching Hospital on Oct 26, was exhumed here on Wednesday in the presence of a civil judge and police to take samples for probing the actual cause of her death.
According to police, Shumaila Bibi, wife of Qasim, was brought to the Ayub Teaching Hospital, Abbottabad, on Oct 21 and she expired in the burns unit on Oct 26 and was buried the same day.
However, her brother filed an application at Donga Gali police station regarding the alleged burning of his sister by her husband and in-laws.
Police sources confirmed that the investigation was started on the application of brother of the deceased girl, Mohammad Waseem, and a case had been registered under Section 156/3. They said that the body was exhumed after the approval of court to take samples from the body to find the cause of her death. A woman doctor collected samples from the body after exhumation in Tatreela village in the presence of a civil judge, DSP Galyat and relatives.
Galyat DSP Jamailur Rehman said that the police had booked three persons as nominated by the complainant and the result of examination of the body samples was awaited.