Lahore: Twenty-three years of military service come in handy when Masood Haider gets a call from a suspicious spouse. He quickly dispatches a surveillance team to keep tabs on the partner believed to be heading off for an illicit rendezvous.
In deeply conservative Muslim Pakistan where arranged marriages are common and adultery can be punished by death, it is an illustration of how much the society is changing that Haider's private detective agency exists at all.
"What was taken as taboo 20 to 25 years ago is no more taken that way," said Haider, 53, a former army pilot who founded FactFinders, Pakistan's first licensed private detective agency.
The business of exposing cheating spouses, he says, is growing....more
06:28 AM, Oct 02, 2012