A man, identified as Kazim Khan, was arrested for killing and burying his US national wife, Diana Christo, in a graveyard in Lahore, Pakistan. The police discovered that the woman had been subjected to brutal torture by Khan, resulting in her death. The murder weapon was recovered, and an investigation has been launched. This incident follows a similar case in which a Pakistan-origin US woman, Wajiha Swati, was killed by her husband in December 2021 after a property dispute. Hindustan Times reported
A man has been apprehended in Lahore, Pakistan, for the murder and burial of his American spouse, as per a report by ARY News. The accused, identified as Kazim Khan, allegedly committed the heinous act against his wife, Diana Christo. The arrest took place while Khan was in the process of burying his wife’s remains in a local graveyard situated in the factory area. Police authorities have revealed that the victim, a US citizen, was subjected to severe torture by Khan, resulting in her untimely demise. The murder weapon was recovered from the perpetrator’s possession during the investigation, and the victim’s body has been transferred to a mortuary for a post-mortem examination. A case has been registered in connection with this incident, prompting a thorough inquiry.
In a related incident, another Pakistani-American woman named Wajiha Swati was tragically killed by her husband, Rizwan Habib, in December 2021. The circumstances of Swati’s murder were divulged during the subsequent investigation. After arriving in Pakistan, Swati had gone missing for over two months, and her whereabouts remained unknown. Habib eventually confessed to the crime during interrogation. Swati’s family members had initially claimed that she had divorced Habib, but he vehemently denied this assertion. It later came to light that a property dispute existed between Habib and Swati..