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Pak court jails misogynist for life for stabbing 17 women

Press Trust of India  |  Islamabad 

A Pakistani today handed down life sentence to a 24-year-old 'misogynist' who stabbed at least 17 women, leading to the of one of the victims.

said that he hated women and found fun in hurting them. He prowled at night and targeted lonely women, using a kitchen knife.

He had terrorised residents of the garrison city of in 2016. He was arrested by the counter- police in August, 2016.

Additional district and sessions found him guilty and sentenced him to life in prison on the charge and gave him 10 more years in prison for attempted

Ali has said in a statement that after his mother died in miserable circumstances, his father married another woman who did not treat him well. Later, he was dumped by the girl he loved.

Anum Naz, a 26-year-old at a local hospital, died after being stabbed by him.

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First Published: Fri, January 12 2018. 18:01 IST