Man kills mother, stepfather at Mirpurkhas

Mirpurkhas, Sindh: A man killed his converted mother and stepfather here on the night between Saturday and Sunday.

As per details, a Hindu woman Saira, 45 had embraced Islam and married 50 years old Achar Marri of Phildaidyon area. Kanihya Lal, a son of Saira from previous Hindu husband was not happy on her mother’s accepting Islam and marrying Achar Marri. On Saturday night Kanihya Lal visited her mother and stayed at her home in the limits of Mehran Town police station. When her mother and stepfather were asleep he axed them to death and fled on the motorcycle of his stepfather.

Police collected the bodies and shifted them to hospital for postmortem.

DSP Umar Shahani said the slain woman had converted and married Achar Marri, a small landlord six years ago. Achar was also previously married and had five sons and three daughters. He said further probe was under way and raids being conducted to arrest the accused.