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Woman accused of drowning step-son in Rice Canal  

LARKANA – A cruel step-mother Kubra Khatoon, resident of Yar Muhammad Colony, allegedly threw her nine-year step-son Moazim Ali Khokhar into Rice Canal here on Friday within the limits of Civil Lines police station.

When father of the deceased Akbar Khokhar came to know about the tragic incident, he reached the police station and urged the cops to lodge a report against his wife and sought help recover the body but they refused and sent him back. He later told newsmen that his marriage with Kubra took place about a year ago. Today she took his son to the bazaar on the pretext of getting treatment and she then asked for a juice. “When I reached home after procuring juice, my son was not with her,” he added. “When I enquired about him she replied that she doesn’t know where Moazim had gone,” he further narrated. He said in the Old Bus Stand area people told him that a woman threw a boy into the Rice Canal. 

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