KARACHI:A local court in Karachi jailed a woman, who allegedly killed her daughter in Saeedabad area.

A local court heard the case against a woman, Saba, who allegedly killed her 8-year-old daughter Mariam in Saeedabad area. The police produced the accused woman before a judicial magistrate who sent her on judicial remand. Her two children accompanied her when she was presented before the court.

The police said that woman had put a pillow over her daughter’s face and suffocated her to death. The police officials said that Mariam was the eldest among three children. Her husband got second marriage who did not come home for eight months, the police said. The woman had confessed to killing her daughter.

She had told the investigators that she had also fed pesticides to two more children, but both of them are in good health. The investigators summoned the woman’s husband to the police station for interrogation.