Courtesy: Dawn News
Karachi police have booked anchorperson Ashfaq Ishaq over the allegation of “severely beating his wife”, it emerged on Monday.
Speaking to Dawn.com, North Nazimabad Station House Officer (SHO) Farooq Ahmed Sanjrani said the case was lodged on the complaint of Nomaika Tahir Mehmood — Ishaq’s spouse.
The suspect beat his wife over “doubts about her character”, the official said, adding that Ashfaq had fled following the registration of a first information report (FIR) against him, and efforts were underway to arrest him.
Meanwhile, Police surgeon Dr Summaiya Syed said Nomaika was initially examined on January 24 at the medico-legal section of Abbasi Shaheed Hospital.
“Today, she was re-examined at her own request at the medico-legal section of Civil Hospital Karachi,” said the police surgeon.
“All injuries have been duly noted and she has been advised relevant investigations as well as referred to consultant experts for opinion,” Dr Summaiya said, adding that a complete and thorough examination was done.
She further said that the injuries sustained by the victim had not been disclosed till reports and expert opinions were obtained.
ARY News suspends Ishaq
Separately, in a post on social media platform X today, ARY News said its management had taken serious notice of the allegations of domestic violence involving Ishaq.