Man arrested for torturing, murdering wife in Hyderabad

Quratul Ain Baloch was allegedly killed by her husband. Source Facebook

HYDERABAD: Police have arrested a man allegedly involved in brutally torturing and murdering his wife Quratul Ain Baloch at their residence.

Quratul Ain Baloch, aged 32, was allegedly killed by her husband Umar Memon in Barrage Colony with the limits of Baldia Police station on July 16.

SSP Hyderabad Abdul Salam Shaikh took notice of the incident and order the immediate arrest of the suspect. SHO Baldia Inspector Sagheer Hussain Sangi filed case no 44/2021 under Section 302 (Punishment for murder) in the presence of the victim’s brother Asadullah Buledi.

Police have arrested the suspect, Muhammad Umar Memon, involved in the murder and produced him in court on Saturday. The victim, Quratul Ain alias Ginny, was a mother of four children. Police said her husband used to torture and she died from the wounds.

Umar Memon is a landlord who also runs a car business and is a son of a former irrigation secretary. The complainant alleged that his sister was beaten to death Umar Memon. He claimed Umar often subjected her to violence in the house.

The news of the murder became the top trend on social media site Twitter and many demanded justice for the deceased woman.

“My sister Qurat-ul-Ain was murdered by her husband Umer Khalid on 15th July 2021, leaving her four young kids behind,” said a user Zehra, whose identity cannot be verified. “The police is protecting him because he belongs to an influential family. Help us get Justice for Ainy.”


Additional IGP Dr Jamil Ahmed said that “justice is being done in this gruesome case. Murderer has already been arrested. Nobody should have any doubts in this regard.”