A 30-year-old saleswoman, Uzam Khan was stabbed to death by her ex-husband in broad daylight in front of a several people, at a commercial complex in Old City’s Mangalwara area of Madhya Pradesh.
She was stabbed five times in her stomach, chest and face that resulted in her death. The woman was declared brought dead by doctors of Hamidia Hospital.
Shariq Khan and Uzma Khan got married in 2006 and both of two children from the marriage, in February this year, Uzma divorced Shariq Khan and started living with her parents’ house in Arif Nagar with her daughter while the couple’s son kept living with Shariq in Sehore.
In August, Uzma started working at a glassware shop in Itwara meanwhile Shariq started attempts to reconcile with Uzma, which she refused, this led to frequent arguments between the estranged couple.
On Thursday, the accused went to the commercial complex where Uzma had been working as a saleswoman. He kept waiting for her at the complex. When the woman came out, Shariq stabbed her in the chest, abdomen and face.
Following the attack, the accused fled from the spot, police identified him from CCTV footage and later a team of police arrested him.