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Pakistani bride kills 17 in botched plot to poison husband

MULTAN, Pakistan — Police in Pakistan say they’ve arrested a newly married lady on homicide fees after she poisoned her husband’s milk and it inadvertently killed 17 different individuals.

Asiya Bibi was married towards her will in September, BBC Information studies. She obtained a toxic substance, which she combined into milk for her husband.

He refused to drink it, however the lady’s mother-in-law later used the contaminated milk to make a batch of lassi, a yogurt-based drink. She served the lassi to 27 members of her prolonged household, who fell unconscious and have been hospitalized. 17 died and 10 have been receiving medical consideration.

District police chief Sohail Habib Tajak mentioned Wednesday a decide allowed police to query Bibi for 2 weeks. A person alleged to be her lover, in addition to his aunt, have additionally been arrested, the BBC studies.

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