Lahore: Husband confesses killing pregnant wife


LAHORE: The mystery behind the murder of a pregnant woman has been resolved after her husband confessed to murdering her for not allowing him the second marriage.


According to details, Amna was shot a few days ago as she was going to hospital with her husband Usman, when according to Usman, he was stopped by robbers who tried to rob them and during struggle Amna was shot by robbers. Pregnant Amna could not sustain the injuries and lost her life but doctors had managed to save Amna’s baby who died after two days in ICU. Police lodged the robbery case on Usman’s request.

But police arrested Usman when his statements didn’t match during investigation and finally confessed that he killed his wife for not letting him marry another woman. Police confirmed the facts by checking his cell phone records and data.

Police said that a friend of accused Usman is also involved in the crime.

Armed suspects shot dead a pregnant woman on resistance during a robbery bid on Sundar Das Road in Lahore on Wednesday.

The couple was travelling in a car in Zaman Park area when robbers approached them. On resisting robbery bid, the suspects opened indiscriminate fire, critically injuring Amna Bibi and fled the scene.

Amna was immediately shifted to Services Hospital but could not survive, however, doctors managed to save her baby’s life.

Police are looking into the matter.