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Two of three suspects arrested for murder of woman & four children in Thatta


Two of three suspects arrested for murder of woman & four children in Thatta


Two of the three suspects named in the murder case of a woman and her four children were arrested Tuesday night, with another yet to be apprehended, Thatta SSP Dr Muhammad Imran Khan confirmed.

The arrested suspects were moved to unknown location, the SSP added.

What was the case?

Earlier, a first information report was registered over the murder of the woman and the four kids, who were found dead a day prior in a house in Jhimpir. Three suspects — including a woman — had been identified and nominated in the FIR filed on behalf of the deceased woman’s mother. Police had said she had belonged to the Kolhi clan of Sindh and that the woman’s husband had died earlier. The children were aged three, six, seven, and 10, police added.

How were the victims killed?

According to the medical superintendent at the Civil Hospital Thatta in Makli, the post-mortem was completed and the report indicated that all five were strangulated by tying ropes around their necks. The medic said there were marks on their necks and all five were hung by nooses around their necks. There was a poisonous odour in their mouths as well, the MS added.
Earlier, when police had recovered the bodies, they had also found a bottle of poison nearby.

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