Karachi woman murdered after being raped at govt hospital, say police

Karachi woman murdered after being raped at govt hospital, say police

KARACHI(News Lab) The death of a woman at a government hospital in Karachi’s Korangi area took a new turn on Saturday when the police said she was murdered after being subjected to sexual abuse.

Citing the victim woman’s autopsy report, the Korangi police confirmed she was administered a poisonous injection after being subjected to sexual assault at the hospital located in Korangi No.5.

A suspect identified as Shahzeb – a compounder at the medical facility – has been taken into custody after registration of an FIR against of the incident at Awami Colony Police Station.

Earlier on Friday, the police had claimed Asmat, 25, who visited the hospital on Thursday complaining about tooth pain, died due to alleged negligence of doctors and staff.

Her funeral prayers were offered at Noorani Mosque and the deceased was laid to rest at Ibrahim Hyderi graveyard.