KARACHI – A woman was reportedly found dead under mysterious circumstances inside a hotel room in Karachi late Saturday, PakistanToday reported.
The slain has been identified as Farheen, 21. The body was found in a room on the sixth story of a hotel in Saddar area.
According to SSP South Saqib Ismail, she was allegedly strangled and efforts had been made to make the incident appear as a ‘suicide’, police said, adding that they were looking into the incident for both the possibilities: murder or suicide.
As per police, the deceased had married a Pakistani-origin American man, named Shaheer, some two months ago after having fallen in love with him. The two had had a court marriage and had been living in the hotel for the past month.
The woman’s family, which resides in Karachi’s Gulshan-e-Iqbal area, said Farheen had left home after eloping two months ago.
The body of the deceased was shifted to a hospital for medico-legal formalities.
The deceased woman’s husband fled to Dubai after the incident, hours before the body was discovered, police said.