GUJRANWALA: A man allegedly killed his wife and four children in Gujranwala, police revealed on Thursday.
According to police, the murder was committed by the woman’s husband, identified as Imran.
According to Geo NewsAfter his arrest, Imran confessed to the crime, police said, adding that it was a case of “honor killing” according to Imran’s confession.
Police added that the accused “also confessed to killing all his children who woke up and witnessed the death of their mother.”
Violence against women in the country appears to be on the rise, with several honor killings reported earlier this month.
A policeman has been identified as Liaqat Shar, who allegedly sacked his sister to save his police “honor” by having an “illicit affair” with a boy in Oboro, a town in Sindh’s Ghotki district. Killed
However, the accused managed to escape arrest and escaped before being taken into custody.
In another case of “honor killing”, a man allegedly stabbed his wife in the first week of January 2021 in Periyalo Town, Khairpur.
According to police, the suspect tried to flee after killing his wife, but was arrested.
During the interrogation, according to police, the man “confessed” to his crimes and said he killed his wife “because of having an affair with another man.”