SAHIWAL: The murder of a girl and injuries to her sister during an alleged robbery at Murad Ka Kathia village on March 7, turned out a case of honour killing, the police said.

Harrapa Station House Officer Jahanzeb Wattoo during a media talk on Saturday said the two sisters had alleged affairs with two men. On the night of March 7, the father of the girls found two suspects in his house and along with his son, son-in-law and two others opened fire, killing one of his daughters and causing injuries to the other, the SHO said.

The suspects managed their escape.

Mr Wattoo said the girl’s father told the police that his daughter was killed in a robbery incident.

The SHO said police, on the report of girl’s mother, had registered a case against girl’s father, brother, brother-in-law and two unidentified men.

SCUFFLE: Six people were injured when guests scuffled when food was served at a marriage ceremony on Sunday.

A wedding function of two sisters was going on when guests scuffled soon after food was served. Rescue 1122 shifted the injured to the DHQ hospital of Pakpattan.

Published in Dawn, March 12th, 2018