Haripur: Man kills wife over ‘haq mehr’ issue
A woman was allegedly killed by his husband and in-laws for not returning her dower (haq mehr) back in Haripur.
The father of the woman claimed that she had come to home after a quarrel with husband and in-laws but her husband took her back. “We were not able to contact her,” the father told police who then registered the case.
According to the victim’s father, they (husband and in-laws) wanted the dower money to be returned and they used to torture her until the victim’s body was discovered.
According to the local police, all accused are reportedly missing and their home is locked while the search and investigation is underway