Brother, two cousins held for killing woman – 25 May 2022

KOHAT: The Lachi police on Tuesday resolved a blind murder case of a woman by arresting her brother and two cousins, who had killed her for honour on May 17.

The suspects had buried the woman`s body inside her house after murdering her. However, her husband had recovered the body the same day.

DSP Lachi Nazir Hussain told mediapersons that the blind murder case was reported by the husband of the victim, 28, nominating his brother-in-law, and two cousins of the woman.

He said suspects admitted to first strangulating her and then shooting her dead. They said they had buried the body inside her house. The suspects said they suspected the woman to have illicit relations with someone.

The Lachi DSP said the Kohat division police chief had announced cash award and commendation certificates for the team having arrested the accused.

POLIO DRIVE: The Hangu police on Tuesday enforced Section 144 and deployed Frontier Constabulary for the security of the health workers during the anti-polio drive.

The decision was taken at a meeting chaired by district police officer Asif Bahadar, according to a statement.

The DPO said hundreds of policemen and FC personnel had been assigned the task of providing security to the polio teams.

He said he himself would pay regular visits throughout the district to ensure foolproof security of the vaccinators.

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