A man is on the run after murdering his wife with a hammer at their house in Metrovillearea late Friday night.The police have seized the murder weapon from the house located in Akbar muhallah.
The deceased has been identified as 35-year-old Parveen. She had four children.
Her family said that her husband, Abdul Sattar, was unemployed and a drug user. He used to often ask his wife for money to purchase drugs but she kept saying no to him. They used to fight over this often, a neighbour said.
Their neighbours told the police that their children were not at home during the time of the attack.