American woman killed by husband in Lahore

Suspect arrested from a graveyard while trying to bury dead body of the victim, police say.

LAHORE: An American woman, who was married to a Pakistani, was killed allegedly by her husband in Lahore’s Factory Area.

Police arrested the suspect, identified as Kazim Khan, from the graveyard while he was trying to bury his wife.  The victim, who has been identified as Diana Cristo Khan, was physically tortured and killed by Kazim, the police added. 

They also said the suspect was in the cemetery trying to bury his wife when the grave-digger called the police, adding that they also seized the murder weapon. The body of the deceased has been shifted to the mortuary for postmortem, the police added. 

Superintendent of Police (SP) Cantt Owais Shafiq said that a case has been registered and the accused is being investigated. 


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