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Woman ‘tortured to death’ by husband

MIRPURKHAS: A married woman was allegedly tortured to death by her husband in Deh-381 near Bilaro Shakh in Mirpurkhas taluka on Sunday morning.

Jamaluddin, the father of the woman of Khuda Ki Basti of Kotri, lodged a murder case at the taluka police station.

He said that two years ago, his daughter Noreen 23, was married to Abdul Latif.

There was a dispute in the family of Abdul Latif and a few weeks ago when his daughter came to his house and told him that her husband was threatening her of dire consequences.

He said after hearing about the sudden death of his daughter he went to the place and her husband told him that she had committed suicide.

But, he said he found marks of torture on her body and alleged that she had been tortured to death by her husband.

Police reached the spot and shifted the body to hospital for autopsy.

Medical officer Dr Ved Parkash told journalists that marks of torture were visible around her neck but the cause of death would be ascertained after post-mortem.
Source: Dawn