MUZAFFARGARH: A married woman suffocated her paramour to death in a bid to hide him from her family members who had waken after his arrival in the house in Langar Sarai area. According to DPO Owais Ahmed Malik, the deceased identified as Mushtaq Ahmed Baloch, 22, had developed illicit relations with his cousin Rani Bibi.

The other night, he went to see her but she concealed him in a box as her family members had woken. Mushtaq started screaming in the box but they did not open it. As a result, he died due to suffocation. The police took the body into custody and shifted it for autopsy. The police also have registered a case against the woman’s father-in-law and his sons and arrested two of them.