ISLAMABAD: A newly-wed bride has allegedly stabbed to death by her husband in Bahawalpur for not returning ‘Mehr’ (dower).
According to the details, Muhammad Ajmal, a resident of Uch Sharif, had tied the knot with Nusrat four months ago and gave a valuable plot to her as Mehr at the time of marriage.
After one month of the marriage, Muhammad Ajmal had started demanding of her wife to return the plot which the latter had been refusing.
Today, Muhammad Ajmal once again demanded of her wife to return the plot which she refused. Following a verbal brawl over the issue, Muhammad Ajmal stabbed her wife to death and attempted to commit suicide by slitting his throat.
Muhammad Ajmal was shifted to the hospital where he is undergoing treatment.
On being informed, police and rescue officials rushed to the scene and shifted Nusrat’s body to the hospital for medico-legal formalities.
The police has registered a case and launched investigations into the murder. (With input from INP)