A man allegedly killed his 65-year-old wife for honour in Karachi’s Malir Memon Goth and was arrested on Tuesday.
The investigation officer revealed that the suspect Mir Hazar, along with his son, killed the woman through attacking her face and legs with an axe.
However, Mir Hazar confessed to his crime during the investigation by police.
Moreover, he also confessed an other murder, that he killed a man in his neighbourhood on August 13 and hid the body.
Hazar’s son, who helped him in the murders, is on the run, police are trying to arrest him as further investigations are underway.
Pakistan has the highest number of documented and estimated honour killings per capita of any country in the world; about one-fifth of the world’s honour killings are committed in Pakistan