PML leader’s wife held for murder
LAHORE, January 20,2005: City Police claimed on Thursday to have arrested the killer of PML joint secretary Shaukat Abbas. The PML office-bearer was found murdered in his rented house in Ghaziabad on Tuesday.
A police team headed by SP Cantonment Waseem Ahmed took the deceased’s second wife Shaista into custody who confessed to the crime. During interrogation, the accused said that her husband and she had differences over some issue.
On Tuesday last, Shaukat beat her up on a trivial matter, she said, adding that she had killed him with a blunt weapon and a knife when he was asleep. A case has been registered against the accused.