CHARSADDA, Aug 24: An Afghan national along with wife and minor daughter from Afghanistan was gunned down allegedly by the in-laws in Khat Kalli area here early on Saturday.

Police said the incident seemed to be an act of honour killing. The slain man’s sister, Mahjabeen, lodged a complaint with police, naming his sister-in-law’s brother and cousin as killers.

She said the couple had married eight years ago against the consent of Zareena’s family.

The complainant said Ajab Khan, wife Zareena and daughter Salma were shot dead when they were asleep at their home.

Meanwhile, a girl on Saturday committed suicide over a domestic dispute in Sardheri area.

Also in the day, a 12-year-old girl drowned in the River Swat near Mandezai area and police recovered a man’s body from the river in the Prang area of Charsadda. —Correspondent

More From This Section

Maulana Sami calls for restraint

NOWSHERA: Head of Taliban negotiation committee Maulana Samiul Haq has said that they would expedite efforts to ...

Beheaded body of woman found

MARDAN: Police found beheaded body of an unidentified woman in Janbaz Naraywala village near Sheikh Yousaf Chowk on...

Militancy brings the curtain down on 13 Peshawar schools, PA told

Opposition MPA Mufti Syed Janan calls figure wrong, seeks action against officials.

PDWP approves Rs52.6bn projects

PESHAWAR: The Provincial Development Working Party (PDWP) has approved nine development projects with an estimated...

Comments are closed.
Explore: Indian elections 2014
Explore: Indian elections 2014
How much do you know about Indian Elections?
How much do you know about Indian Elections?
Front Page