A woman who had axed her husband to death has been arrested by police forces in capital Kabul, the Kabul Police Commandment announced late on Sunday.

According to a statement released by Kabul Police Commandment, the woman had murdered her husband by axing him to death in the vicinity of 12th police district of Kabul.

The statement further added that the homicide had taken place late on Saturday and the police forces managed to arrest the woman on Sunday.

The woman has been identified as Nazi Gul daughter of Ziauddin who is originally a resident of Dak Mullah Tarakhel in 12th police district of Kabul, the Kabul Police Commandment said, adding that the victim has been identified as Shamsuddin son of Fazaluddin.

The main motive behind the murder of the man by his husband has not been ascertained so far.