QUETTA: A man, his wife and their six-year-old son were stabbed to death by unknown men in Duki area of Balochistan on Wednesday.

According to police, some men entered the house of Saifullah in Duki town and killed him, his wife and son, using some sharp weapon.

On receiving information about the incident, police reached the area and found all family members dead.

Their bodies were shifted to a nearby health facility for autopsy by police.

“We have received three bodies: a man, a woman their son who were killed with a dagger or any other sharp weapon. Multiple wounds have been found on different parts of their bodies which caused their immediate death,” doctors at the hospital said.

Police handed over the bodies to family members.

“We have taken a close relative of the deceased for interrogation. He has been identified as Abbas,” Duki SSP Ghulam Hussain said, adding that initial investigation showed involvement of the detained man in the murder.

A senior police officer said that the number of suspects could be more than one, adding that police had collected evidence from the house of the victims.

Published in Dawn, August 18th, 2022

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