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Pakistan bride charged over ‘poisoned milk’ killings

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Police say the poisoned milk was once became lassi, a yoghurt drink common in South Asia

A newlywed girl in Pakistan has been arrested on suspicion of killing her husband and a minimum of 12 of his family members with poisoned milk.

Police declare Asiya Bibi had supposed the fatal substance for her husband, and blended it together with his milk closing week – however he did not drink it.

Instead it was once became a batch of lassi, a yogurt drink, and served to his prolonged circle of relatives.

Police mentioned the lady have been compelled into an organized marriage in September.

Such weddings don’t seem to be unusual in poorer and extra rural spaces of Pakistan, and are incessantly driven thru by way of members of the family.

In this situation, which happened in central Muzaffargarh, native media say the bride had attempted unsuccessfully to escape her marital house and go back to her oldsters.

Senior police legitimate Owais Ahmad showed that Asiya Bibi has been charged with homicide. A person purported to be her lover, and his aunt, have additionally been arrested.

Police mentioned 13 folks died and 14 have been hospitalised. The Pakistani broadcaster Geo TV put the collection of useless at 15, with youngsters amongst them.

The dying toll has been emerging since closing Thursday, when the contaminated beverages have been first served and 8 folks first of all died.

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