Woman killed over ‘honour’ in Shikarpur district

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SHIKARPUR: A 36-year-old woman was allegedly killed in the name of ‘honour’ by her husband in Shikarpur district on Wednesday.

According to the police, the mother of six was killed after her husband suspected her of having an affair with her neighbour in Dilawar Marfani village of Garhi Yasin tehsil. The suspect fled the scene after the murder, the police added.

The police reached the crime scene after being informed about the incident and shifted the woman’s body the hospital where her postmortem examination was conducted. The police later handed over her body to her relatives.

The police registered a first information report (FIR) on behalf of the state and launched an investigation into the woman’s murder.