Published On: Sat, Apr 27th, 2019
Published in Category: Haripur

Man kills wife for refusing to transfer property

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Haripur: An infuriated man allegedly stabbed to death his wife over a property dispute on Friday, April 26, 2019.

According to details, Musrat Shaheen, a resident of Mohalla Khuah, had married Haq Nawaz , hailing from same area, some years ago.

The couple had a heated debate when Nawaz forced Shaheen to transfer house documents over his name. Nawaz got angry and attacked his wife with a dagger and killed her on the spot.

According to details, the victim identified as Musarat Shaheen. Shaheen was working at District Headquarters Hospital Haripur and according she constructed a house on selfhelp basis but for the past some time her husband was forcing her to transfer the house ownership over his name.

The deceased had left three young children.

Shaheen’s brother in his complaint against the suspected murder told the police that his brother in law was forcing his sister to transfer her property documents on his name. On Friday, the couple had a fight again over the same issue that led to the murder of his sister.

The victim’s son Afnan told the police that his father wanted his mother house on his name but his mother didn’t want so.