Woman arrested for axing husband to death


The police arrested a woman on Thursday, who had axed her husband to death after developing differences him in the Bara Kahu Police Station precincts.
According to the police, Waseem Ahmed used to quarrel with his wife Uzma Saeed often. For the last several months, the couple had been living separately, however Waseem used to visit Uzma’s house often to meet his two daughters and one son. Uzma was living in the Nain Sukh Mohallah in Bara Kahu. On December 30, 2011, Waseem went to Uzma’s house to give her money to buy medicines. He stayed at Uzma’s house, where Uzma and her sister allegedly killed him, the police sources said. The following day, Waseem’s brother told the police that he found his brother murdered with wounds on his body at Uzam’s house. The police had registered a First Information Report (FIR) of the incident and started investigation into the murder. A team constituted by Assistant Superintendent Police Yasir Afridi succeeded in arresting Uzma Saeed and her sister Fozia Saeed, who confessed to killing Waseem with an axe during his stay at their home on December 30, 2011.
After preliminary investigation, the police also recovered the murder tools, an axe and a dagger, which had been hidden in the mattresses. The mobile phone of the deceased was also recovered.