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Pakistan: Man kills wife, 7 children

News Agencies | Updated on: 12 April 2024, 15:43 IST
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Muzaffargarh [Pakistan]: Pushed to the edge by poverty, a man in Alipur Tehsil in Pakistan's Muzaffargarh District murdered his wife and seven children, ARY News reported.

Sajjad Khokhar committed the heinous crime in Alipur, the authorities were cited as saying in the report published on Thursday.

The police spokesperson stated that the victims of this tragedy were identified as 40-year-old Kausar, along with her children: 8-year-old Ansa, 7-year-old Kanza, 5-year-old Ramsha, 4-year-old Shehnaz, 3-year-old Anas, 2-year-old Subhan, and 4-month-old Manza.

The police reported that the individual, troubled by financial issues, often quarrelled with his wife due to his mental state.

The accused has been arrested, and charges have been brought against him. Allegedly, he confessed to the crime, explaining that his actions stemmed from his inability to support his children any longer.


First published: 12 April 2024, 15:43 IST