Woman kills ISI man for not marrying her!

Mazhar Iqbal, who worked with Pak's powerful spy agency, was killed by his 25-year-old girlfriend.

india Updated: Oct 05, 2006 13:10 IST

A woman stabbed to death her boyfriend, who worked for Pakistan's powerful spy agency, for not marrying her, police said on Thursday.

Mazhar Iqbal, 27, who worked with Inter Services Intelligence, or ISI, as a telephone operator, was killed on Wednesday by his 25-year-old girlfriend in the capital, Islamabad, said police official Mohammed Ameer.

The woman, who was not identified, was arrested shortly after the incident, he said.

"She was in love with him. She told police that she killed him because he had refused to marry her," Ameer said.

The woman has not yet been charged and is being held for questioning. She is expected to appear in court later on Thursday.

While crimes against women are common in Pakistan, incidents of women attacking men are rare in this conservative, male-dominated Islamic nation.

First Published: Oct 05, 2006 13:10 IST