Bride kills 13 to avenge mar­riage

Gulf News - - India -

Anewly-wed woman, who al­legedly poi­soned milk in a bid to kill her hus­band, caused the death of 13 of her in-laws in Pun­jab prov­ince in Pak­istan af­ter they drank the milk mixed into lassi, a yo­ghurt­based drink, it was re­ported yes­ter­day.

The in­ci­dent in Daulat Pur, in Muzaf­far­garh area, came to light two days ago when it was re­ported that the bride’s fam­ily mem­bers had died af­ter drink­ing an in­tox­i­cat­ing bev­er­age, The Na­tion re­ported.

How­ever, po­lice said the woman, iden­ti­fied as Aa­sia, had con­fessed to poi­son­ing milk.

Aa­sia was re­port­edly forced into mar­riage. (IANS)

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