Islamabad - Police arrested a man who allegedly strangulated his wife, mother of six children, to death over some domestic issue at Raja Akhtar Road, Phulgaran.

Police also obtained the physical remand of the accused and started investigation, informed sources yesterday.

According to sources, a man namely Ali Asghar (35) allegedly strangulated to death his wife Gull Bibi (40) in his house located at Raja Akhtar Road in Phulgaran, within limits of Police Station (PS) Bhara Kahu. Police shifted the dead body to hospital for autopsy and later arrested the accused and obtained his physical remand from a court of law.

Talking to The Nation, SI Arshad Ali, the investigation officer, said that husband killed his wife after development of some domestic dispute. On the other hand, Nelor police found a dead body of an Audit Officer of Eden Life Society Syed Muhammad Najib Shah from his office.

A police investigator told media the man died of cardiac arrest. The dead body was handed over to heirs after conducting post mortem by doctors.

Separately, two unknown dacoits riding on a motorcycle snatched a purse from a woman at I-9 Markaz.

A woman Nadia Iqbal appeared before Karachi Company police and said that she was going for shopping in I-9 Markaz when two dacoits riding on motorcycle intercepted her and snatched her purse containing cash, mobile phone and other documents. Police lodged a case against unknown dacoits and started investigation.

Meanwhile, in Bharakahu, a gang of three swindlers including a woman deprived a lady of Rs 40000 in a private bank. In a written complaint, Sehar Khan told police she went to the bank to deposit Rs 190,000 when three swindlers took Rs 40,000 out of her purse and fled. Police registered a case and started investigation.

On the other hand, a married woman and a young girl have also been kidnapped from the limits of police stations Koral and Khana and police registered cases against the kidnappers. 

In another move, Secretariat police during an action seized 40 bottles of liquor and held a supplier.