LAHORE – City police on Saturday recovered the decomposed body of a 25-year-old youth from a drain in South Cantonment police area.

The deceased, identified as Shabbir a resident of Sahiwal, was murdered some 25 days ago in the name of honour, police investigators said. The police have arrested the killer, identified as Arsant Michael and also recovered killing weapon from his possession.

The killer confessed to investigators that Shabbir had developed illicit relation with his wife Nosheen. Shabbir was working as a cook at a house (NO 9/1) situated at Asad Jaan Road, South Cantonment. Arsant Michael was also a working as house servant there. The killer told the police that his wife went to London along with her landlord on March 27 and after that he had planned to kill Shabbir. The next day, he called Shabbir at home and hit him in the head with an iron rod, resulting in his on-the-spot death.