LAHORE - A 20-year-old woman yesterday was found hanged at her in-laws house in Sattu Katla.

Rescue workers say they believe Nazia Bibi committed suicide by hanging herself with the ceiling at her house in Ambarpura. Police investigators said the woman was lying as dead as they reached the spot.

On the other hand, Muhammad Shafique told the police that her daughter was strangled to death by her in-laws. He said the relations between the couple were not cordial and her husband used to fight with Nazia over domestic issues.

Her family said Nazia had tied her knot with Salman alias Sunny some two years ago and the couple was issueless.

According to police, husband the deceased fled the house after the incident. The police have detained the younger brother of Salman and are investigating the death. The body was moved to the morgue for an autopsy.