A man allegedly tortured his wife to death over giving birth to third daughter here in Chak 445/EB on Friday.

According to details, Nadir Butt, a resident of Bhudla Sanat Multan, contracted love marriage with Naila Khurshid, daughter of a handicrafts businessman Muhammad Khurshid, a resident of Silanwali Tehsil Sargodha about six years ago. They was settled in Chak 445/EB where Naila gave birth to a son and two daughter. However, about 15 days ago, she gave a birth to another daughter at which her husband got furious. He held her from hair and tortured by hitting her head against the floor. As a result she sustained critical head injuries and was rushed to THQ Hospital Burewala but she could not survive. However, Nadir Butt hide the fact and took her dead body to Multan for burial at his parents residence. Meanwhile, Naila’s parents came to know about the death of their daughter and they reported the matter to the Burewala City Police who brought the dead body back and conducted her autopsy at THQ Hospital Burewala. The City Police have registered a case Under Section 302 PPC and started investigation.