Pakistani man fatally stabs daughter, hurls acid at wife

February 16th, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS  

Islamabad, Feb 16 (IANS) A man, who had returned from the US, stabbed his newly-married daughter to death in Karachi and later threw acid at his wife, police said.The attack took place in the early hours of Tuesday when Iftikhar Ahmed, after a verbal altercation with his wife Mushtari Bibi, tried to attack here with a knife. She escaped.

His daughter, who had recently got married, was then attacked. She received deep wounds and died.

Daily Times reported that Ahmed then tried to burn the body of his daughter. His wife attempted to stop him and he threw acid on her.

Mushtari was taken to hospital in a critical condition.

Police said Ahmed had returned from the US and was a green card holder.

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