GUJRANWALA: Local police claim to have arrested a man from Karachi, who had fled away af ter killing his wife and hiding her body in his house in Gujranwala.
According to police, suspect Nehal alias Babar, a resident of Baghbanpura, murdered his wife, IshratBibi, over some domestic issue on Nov 23.
The police say the suspect hid his wife`s body under a pile of clothes, left his children at the house of their maternal uncle and fled to Karachi.
After the murder was revealed, Gujranwala City Police Officer Umar Salamat, constituted a team headed by Baghbanpura SHO ZubairAhmed, that went to Karachi and arrested the suspect using modern technology.
The police say the suspect claimed that he planned the murder of his wife after watching some popular crime investigation serials aired by an Indian TV channel.
A member of the police team that arrested Nehal says the suspect was plan-ning to escape from Karachi on a fishing trawler that would have returned after 45 days.
However, timely action by police resulted in his arrest.
Further investigation is going on, say police.