JHELUM:(APS) August 13, 2016- The former husband of Samia Shahid, a British Pakistani woman who died of ‘unnatural causes’ while visiting family here last month, has confessed to killing his ex-wife, sources in Punjab Police revealed to media on Saturday.
A police officer part of the investigation team, seeking anonymity, told media that Shakeel had confessed to strangling Samia to death after drugging her.
Police said Shakeel had killed her after Samia refused to part ways with her second husband, Syed Mukhtar Kazim. The accused went on to say he acted alone and that the deceased’s father, Chaudhry Shahid, did not have anything to do with the murder.
Shakeel was arrested after his interim bail expired. He was then presented in a local court that sent him into police custody on a four-day physical remand.