RAWALPINDI: A woman was stabbed to death allegedly by her husband over a petty issue in R.A. Bazaar while another woman committed suicide in the Civil Lines area on Friday.

Sana Aziz, a resident of Kamalabad, lodged a murder case against her father alleging that her mother, Nadia, had prepared meal at 11pm on Thursday night and offered her father. But he refused to eat and started quarrelling with her mother.

She further said that during the quarrel, her father took a knife and stabbed her mother at about 3am. She said when she tried to rescue her mother, she was also stabbed and injured.

She said her mother was shifted to the District Headquarters Hospital but she died on the way.

The suspect, who escaped from the scene, was captured by the police on Friday.

In the other incident, a 35-year-old woman, who was residing with a family in Tahli Mori, was found hanged in her room on Friday.

Police said according to initial investigation and doctor’s report, it seemed to be a suicide case. However, the motive behind the suicide was yet to be ascertained.

Published in Dawn, August 6th, 2022

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