Man held for ‘murdering girlfriend’

LAHORE: Kot Lakhpat police have arrested a suspect for allegedly murdering his friend during a New Year’s Eve party at and manipulating the crime scene as an accident. The victim, Tasleem Bibi, had a relationship with Imran and they attended a party celebrating the New Year and allegedly abused ICE drugs. Later, the couple had a dispute and Tasleem Bibi allegedly attacked Imran with a knife. He retaliated and attacked Tasleem with bricks. She sustained serious injuries and died at the scene. In an effort to cover up the incident, Imran covered the victim’s body and kept a gas cylinder nearby. He then allegedly set the cylinder on fire to destroy the evidence. SP Model Town Investigations Shahzad Rafique said that they arrested the suspect and were investigating the matter further. OUR CORRESPONDENT

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