PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtonkhwa’s first woman driver of a ride-hailing service, Careem, in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) was shot dead by her husband. The accused has been arrested by the police.
According to police, the victim’s husband tried to frame the murder as a burglary attempt, but he was caught later. Reports said that Nabeel Ambar, the victim, had married to her second husband five months ago.
During the investigation, the police also interrogated deceased’s husband who later confessed to killing his wife. Police later also found the weapon from his possession.
Abdul Basit, the accused, told police more than one reason to murder his wife. Police said that the accused was strongly against of his wife’s male friends visiting their home frequently.
According to police, the accused, who also has another wife, had given a house as Haq Mahr to his deceased wife and he wanted to get it back.
The alleged killer further claimed that the victim used to threatened him of telling his first wife about the marriage. The victim had three children and police will soon decide about their custody.