Man kills sleeping wife, three kids
A man Wednesday killed his wife and three little children with an axe when they were sleeping in suburban areas of Vehari city.
According to the 24News HD TV channel, the tragic incident occurred in Basti Tawariyaan and the local police had arrested the culprit and recovered the killing tool.
As per the report, accused Umar Zaman was annoyed with his wife named Shehnaz and claimed to be disturbed by stopping him to meet his parents and brothers and sisters.
Umar tortured his wife two days ago on which she called a ‘Punchait’ (local justice committee) against her husband’s injustice and torture.
The Punchait tried reconciliation between both the husband and wife but he took the extreme step and killed his wife and children, brother in law of the victim said.
The brother in law said Shehnaz also called him two days ago and told him about the torture. He said police had registered the case but had not arrested the other co-accused in the murder case.
He informed that Umar killed his wife Shehnaz, 3 years old daughter Shanzah, 6 years old son Zain and 8 years old daughter Sumaira when they were sleeping in the room.
The accused gave a statement to the police that he had become mentally sick by his wife who was stopping him to meet with his parents and other relatives.
Reporter: Hafiz Saleh Muhammad