Jhelum police arrest two women among five arrested in murder case

JHELUM: Police in Jhelum Tuesday arrested five persons, including two women, in a case pertaining to murdering and then burning of a 22-year-old youth over an Honour issue. Police said that first of all the persons killed Shoaib Hassan and then with the help of a sharp-edged weapon chopped his body into pieces before setting it on fire.

Police further said those taken into custody had confessed to have committed the crime. Taimoor, the main suspect, had a suspicion that the deceased, who had gone missing on February 28, had illicit relations with his sister. On the other hand, police high-ups have announced a reward for the police personnel for solving the case of a blind murder.