SUKKUR: A man was arrested after he allegedly shot and critically wounded his wife for resisting his intention to contract a second marriage. A passer-by was also wounded in the incident.

According to police, the suspect, Waseem Sanjrani, shot Seema Sanjrani, with whom he had contracted a freewill marriage in Karachi only 45 days ago, at the Jacobabad Civil Hospital, where the couple had come for the woman’s treatment for abdominal pain on Friday.

The woman was rushed to a Larkana hospital in a critical condition.

The other victim, Abdul Khaliq Buledi, was admitted to the Jacobabad hospital.

Published in Dawn, October 29th, 2016