MANDI BAHAUDDIN - A woman killed her husband with the connivance of her 15-year-old son and threw his remains into a local canal after setting the body fire.

According to Gojra police, Atia Sultana killed her husband namely Muhammad Boota, a resident of Chak 25 Malakwal Tehsil.

Their love marriage ended up after 20 years as relations between the couple remained strained.

Reportedly, Atia mixed intoxicants in water and gave it to her husband who fell asleep.

In the night she killed him with a sharp edged weapon, burnt the body and buried it in a pit with the help of her son. Later, she threw remains of the body into a nearby canal.

Meanwhile, brother of the deceased reported the missing of his brother to the Gojra Police.

The police arrested both the woman and her son on suspicion who during investigation confessed to the crime.

The police recovered some burnt pieces of bones from the scene and registered a case against them.