KARACHI: A woman was killed allegedly by her husband in Surjani Town on Wednesday, according to police.
The woman identified as Haseena, 40, was strangled to death in her home in Taiser Town.
The police, after the initial probe, revealed that she was murdered by her husband, Mohammed Siddig, who was married to another woman as well in Quetta, where he mostly lived.
The couple, police said, often quarrelled with each other, and added that the suspect had come to Karachi after considerable time, killed his wife and escaped along with their three-year-old daughter.
The corpse was shifted to the Dr Ruth Pfau Civil Hospital Karachi to fulfil medico-legal formalities.In another incident, body of an unidentified woman was found from a garbage dump near Shahkar Heights in Sector 4-A, Surjani Town.
Police said that the body bore marks of torture.
The corpse was shifted to the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital to ascertain the exact cause of her death and identity.
The victim woman appeared to be in mid-40s.
Two suspects shot at, hurt in `encounter` Two suspected robbers were shot at and wounded in an alleged encounter in the Korangi area on Wednesday.
Zaman Town SHO Zahid Lodhi said that the `encounter` took place at Machli Mor where suspects Abbas Ali and Ghulam Husain were arrested in an injured condition, while their three accomplices identified as Haider, Akhter and Hanif man-aged to escape.
Police recovered a 9mm pistol with a loaded magazine and two motorbikes from their custody.
The wounded were shifted to the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre for treatment.
SIU arrests four suspects The Special Investigation Unit (SIU) of police carried out a raid on main University Road and arrested four suspects identified as Jinsar Ali, Zulfiqar Ali, Umair and Sadiq Ali.
SIU SSP Arif Aziz described the held suspects as members of a `dangerous gang` involved in murder, encounters, kidnapping and looting people coming out from banks/ATMs.
There were more than 25 cases registered against them at police stations of Karachi, Ghotki and Sukkur.
Four pistols and two motorbikes, including one snatched fromSachal,wererecoveredfromtheir custody.
The SIU has registered four cases againstthe held suspects.
Policeman found shot dead A young policeman was found shot dead inside the Saudabad police headquarters on Wednesday.
Police said that the body of Sajid Rehman, 25, was found on the third floor of the building.
Korangi SSP Faisal Bashir Memon said that an initial probe revealed that Rehman committed suicide by shooting himself from his official weapon. He said he was reportedly emotionally disturbed.
The body was shifted to the JPMC to fulfil medico-legal formalities. Meanwhile, city police chief Javed Odho has taken notice of the incident and appointed DIG-East Muquddus Haider as an inquiry officer to ascertain all possible aspects of the incident.