A person is on the run in Pakistan accused of killing his spouse and boiling her physique in a cauldron in entrance of their kids, based on Karachi police.
Ashiq Khan, who labored as a watchman at a personal faculty in Karachi’s Gulshan-e-Iqbal that had fallen into disuse, first asphyxiated his spouse, Nargis Khan, 32, with a pillow earlier than boiling her in a pot, Geo TV reported, citing a police officer.
The police discovered the girl’s physique in a cauldron along with her leg severed on Wednesday and her stays have been taken to Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre for a autopsy.
The killing got here to mild after Mobina City police have been alerted by one of many couple’s teenage daughters, who advised police in a press release that the incident came about on Tuesday.
A video clip from the outlet confirmed males carrying what seemed to be the stays of the sufferer wrapped in plastic on a stretcher.
In line with an preliminary investigation, police officer Abdur Rahim Sherazi mentioned the husband is absconding with three of his kids whereas three different kids are in police safety.
“Now we have three kids with us,” mentioned Mr Sherazi. “They’re shaken and traumatised.”
Mr Sherazi added that it was based on the kids’s account that their father first suffocated the girl after which put her physique within the cauldron.
Mobina City Police Station officer Saleem Awan advised the Tribune that the person severed one of many lady’s legs after struggling to suit her physique within the pot.
The college the place the physique was discovered had been closed for the final eight or 9 months and the person was residing within the faculty’s servant quarters.
The police have registered the case and are finishing up raids to seek for the suspect, who’s a local of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province.
“Now we have his [suspect] two mobile phone numbers however he has switched off each of them,” the officer mentioned. “We’re tracing him and can arrest him quickly.”
Police say they’re but to find out a motive for the killing. Nevertheless, the eldest daughter advised police that he was pressuring her mom to take pleasure in illicit relationships, which she refused.