Brother turns out to be ‘killer’ of sister in Thordher

SWABI: Police claimed on Saturday to have arrested a man for allegedly killing his sister a few days ago over a domestic issue in Jabar village within the jurisdiction of Tordher police station.

Superintendent of Police, Tordher, Subhan Ullah Jadoon in a press conference informed that the woman was strangulated to death; however, the police was told that she has died of natural causes. However, police have kept the investigation on and through the scientific process they have come to the conclusion that the girl was strangulated to death by her real brother over a family dispute.

Given details of the case, Jadoon told the media during a press conference that they were informed of a murder case which the family declared as ‘death due to natural cause’ in Jabar village within the jurisdiction of Thordher police station.

After the information District Police Officer Swabi district, Syed Khalid Hamdani has constituted a special team to investigate the case. The team was headed by District Superintendent of Police Sajjad Hussain.

The team members also investigated the mother of the accused on bases of which the police have arrested the brother of the victim identified as Altaf. Police informed that after an initial investigation from Altaf he accepted his crime and said that he has killed her over a domestic issue. The SP Subhan Ullah said that she was strangulated with a rope. The SP said that he will be presented before the court and efforts will be made to provide him with exemplary punishment.

Incidents of violence against woman and children are almost reported the daily in the province. This morning a twelve-year-old as strangulated to death in Mardan. Yesterday, a woman was brutally stabbed and her tongue was cut off in Nowshera while the accused is still at large. A few days back a woman burned alive by her husband in Charsadda and was rushed to Hayatbad medical complex where she succumbed to her injuries.