A man killed his wife and seven children with an axe in Alipur Tehsil of Muzaffargarh. Police have arrested him along with recovering the instrument of murder.

Sajjad Khokhar killed his wife and children in Mudwala area of Alipur after a domestic dispute erupted at home.

The ages of the children are between six months and eight years, said the police. Funeral prayers of the eight victims have already been carried out.


Police later arrested the suspect who was walking with a limp. Preliminary investigations indicate that Sajjad massacred his family due to poverty and growing domestic disputes.