Man kills wife for not giving birth to son

May 25th, 2008 - 2:06 pm ICT by admin  

Jammu, May 25 (IANS) A man, obsessed with having a son, killed his wife after they had three daughters in a village in the border district of Rajouri in Jammu and Kashmir, the police said Sunday. Mohammad Panzeer was arrested Saturday, over a month after he killed his wife Zaheeda and quietly buried her.

A woman who saw the injury marks on the body of Zaheeda told the locals, who informed the police. The police exhumed the body and the post-mortem report revealed that Zaheeda had died of injuries.

Panzeer was desperate for a male child. He blamed Zaheeda for not giving birth to a male child and in a fit of rage, he beat her to death with a rod, a police official said.

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