Monday, February 23, 2009
By By our correspondent
A man killed his aged sister on suspicion of having an affair with a landlord in Korangi Industrial Area (KIA) police limits. The police termed the murder as Karo-Kari.
KIA Station House Officer (SHO), Ismail Lashari, said that sixty-year-old Shehla Bibi was axed to death by her brother Elahi Bux. He added that the criminal was arrested by the police.
During investigations, the accused Bux said that his deceased sister was residing in Ratho Dero (Larkana) along with her six children - two daughters and four sons. Her husband Pahttu Khan had died three years ago due to a cardiac problem. The accused further said that a few months ago, when he visited his home town, locals informed him that his sister had illicit relations with the landlord of the Goth, following which he brought his sister back to Karachi with him. He asked her several questions, received no satisfactory answers from her. Due to suspicion, he took his axe out and killed her.
SHO Lashari said that the criminal’s suspicions were untrue, as the deceased was too old, and termed the killing of Shehla as Karo-Kari. A case has been registered on the complaint of the deceased’s son Mithal. Further probe is in progress
MISHAP: Twenty-five-year-old Javed Ali, an employee of Siddiq Sons was crushed to death by a speeding truck in Section-A SITE police limits. The family of the deceased said that Ali was the sole bread winner of the family consisting of three members. They were residing in a flat situated in Jauhar Complex, Gulistan-i-Jauhar.
They added that Sunday being a holiday Ali woke up early in the morning and informed the family that he would go to the factory for work in the afternoon on overtime. They stopped him but he refused and went to the factory on his motorcycle (KDH-7202).
While he was going to his office when he reached near the Habib Bank Chowrangi, a speeding truck (JT-2161) crushed him under its wheels. The passers-by present at the scene caught hold of the accused driver and thrashed him. Later they handed him over to the police and also informed them about the death of Ali. The police of Section-A police station said that the deceased was an employee in Siddiq Sons, SITE. The truck was impounded. Further probe is underway.
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