HAFIZABAD

Unidentified accused hanged to death a young married woman in her house in village Thatha Khero Matmal the other night.

The police have registered a case against unidentified accused and started investigation.

According to Sajid Ali, he had married with Ruqia Bibi of Shah Jewna (Jhang) about two years back against the wishes of her parents. Thereupon, he decided to settle in Thatha Khero Matmal. He further said that he was away from his house and when he returned he found his wife hanging with a rope. The body has been sent to the city morgue for autopsy.

Meanwhile, a cruel husband mercilessly tortured his wife in village Jurian with clubs over a domestic dispute. According to police source, Mehwish and Muhammad Usman quarrelled over a domestic issue. At which Muhammad Usman pounced upon her with a club resulting in serious injuries to her. She was shifted to hospital. The police are investigating.