DERA MURAD JAMALI: A man killed his sister and her alleged paramour in the name of honour at Goth Abdul Samad Khan Khosa in district Sohbatpur.

Police said the incident took place on Wednesday night when Sardar Ali Brohi opened fire at his sister and a man identified as Mohammad Qasim. The woman was a divorced mother of two children. Sardar Brohi fled the scene after the incident.

The bodies were taken to the hospital and handed over to the families after legal formalities.

According to police, it was an honour-killing incident. They said a case had been registered against the suspect and investigation was under way.

Published in Dawn, February 5th, 2016

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