Crime in Hyderabad

Muslim woman kills husband, tries to cremate body; arrested

Muslim woman kills husband, tries to cremate body; arrested

Hyderabad: A woman killed her husband and tried to secretly cremate his body claiming that he had died in his sleep after coming home drunk. The woman and her accomplice were arrested by Pahadi Shareef police on Monday.

As reported by DC, 26-year-old Shaheen Begum had married Mohd Salim around 12 years ago and had three children. She befriended her neighbour Yousuf Khan at Mailardevpally. Salim suspected that both were having affair. He would come home in drunken state and fight with his wife over the issue.

Fed up with the harassment Shaheen killed him on August 15 with the help of Yousuf. The workers alerted police, as the duo were trying to cremate the body at Chandrayangutta. Though the woman told that police that Salim had come home drunk and had died in his sleep, the forensic report revealed that he was murdered.

Later Shaheen confessed of strangulating her husband when he was drunk and asleep. Shaheen and Yousuf have been arrested and remanded to judicial custody.