GUJRANWALA: Police have claimed Thursday the husband is behind the horrific incident earlier today in Dogranwala where the ill-fated five family members comprising a mother and her four children were slaughtered in the name of ‘honor’, reported.
Police have claimed today the arrested suspect Imran has admitted to the blood-curdling incident wherein he killed his wife Fouzia Bibi along with all four of their children in the name of ‘honor’.
Earlier in the morning, it was reported that in a harrowing incident a woman was killed along with her four children in Gujranwala.
The five members of the ill-fated family were killed in Dogranwala city in the jurisdiction of Cantt police station, officials said.
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The bodies were transferred to the hospital for postmortem, police said.
According to police, the woman’s husband was absent from the house.
“The victims were slain with a sharp-edged weapon,” CPO Gujranwala Sarfaraz Ahmed told the media.
The children, including three girls and a boy, were between five to 12 years of age, CPO said.
Slain woman had married with her free will, the police officer said.
A further probe in the incident is underway as the prime suspect has been held and investigated for it.