A pregnant wife was smothered to death by her husband, his parents and his brother-in-law who later all claimed she may have been killed by an evil spirit, a court has heard.
Nalia Mumtaz, 21, was pronounced dead at hospital after being rushed there by paramedics who found her lying lifeless and ashen faced on a bed at the family home. Her unborn child died with her.
Her husband Mohammed Mumtaz, 24, his father Zia Ul Haq and mother Salma Aslam, both 51, as well as his brother in law Hammad Hassan, 24, all deny charges of murder and manslaughter.
Mrs Mumtaz was born in Pakistan and willingly entered into an arranged marriage with her husband, then a student at Wolverhampton University, in August 2007
.She came to Britain for the first time the following May after obtaining a visa and moved into his parents’ modern, three bedroom detached home in Birmingham
Her parents said she phoned them at their home in the Jhellum district of Pakistan the day before her death and told them she was ‘not at peace’ living with her in-laws and was upset.
It is alleged that Ul Haq ( Father-in-law) claimed that a ‘djinn’ – or evil spirit – had been sent from Pakistan, while a woman at the house was allegedly heard to say ‘don’t call an ambulance yet – we will cure her ourselves.’ ……. recorded when Emgcy Services were DIALED.
What a bunch of Wussies … they can’t even LIE convincingly … Who is gonna Believe shit stories about EVIL SPIRITS FROM PAKISTAN.
Djinn, as mentioned in the Koran are one of the first beings created by ALLAH. They are just like Humans … ie they live in a community .. some are white skinned, some brown, some black