UMERKOT: A woman was axed to death allegedly by her husband in a suspected ‘honour killing’ in Umerkot district on Sunday.
Ghulam Machhi, a resident of Sohrab Colony, Kunri Town in Umerkot, allegedly murdered his 30-year-old wife, Siyani Machhi, because he “suspected her character”. Siyani Machhi was the mother of two children and was axed to death over coming late at home.
Police arrived on the scene and arrested the accused Ghulam Machi, who confessed to his crime and a FIR has been registered, while the dead body of the victim was shifted to hospital for legal formalities. -INP