Man kills his two wives for ‘quarrelling with each other’

Published November 23, 2018
A man allegedly shot dead his two wives over frequent domestic disputes, the Sattokatla police said on Thursday. — AP/File photo
A man allegedly shot dead his two wives over frequent domestic disputes, the Sattokatla police said on Thursday. — AP/File photo

LAHORE: A man allegedly shot dead his two wives over frequent domestic disputes, the Sattokatla police said on Thursday.

According to a police official, Riasat Ali’s wives Bushra Bibi, a mother of six, and Nasreen Bibi, a mother of four, would quarrel with each other over “petty issues”.

Quoting the children, he said the two women again quarrelled over a family issue and Riasat tried to clam them but to no avail.

Later, in a fit of anger, he took out a gun and first shot Bushra and then Nasreen in the presence of children. The suspect then fled the scene, leaving both the women seriously injured, the police said.

The children immediately called the neighbours who informed the Rescue 1122 and the police about the incident, the official said, adding that the injured women were rushed to hospital where they succumbed to their bullet wounds.

The police reached the spot and collected evidence after which the Rescue 1122 personnel shifted the bodies to the city morgue for autopsy.

The police have registered a case against the suspect on the complaint of his son.

Meanwhile, a man who was shot at and injured allegedly during a street crime in Kahna two days ago, succumbed to his wounds in hospital on Thursday.

The police said Tayyab was intercepted by two gunmen in the street who tried to deprive him of cash on him. When Tayyab offered resistance, they shot him.

The offenders had fled the scene with his money.

Tayyab was being treated for his wounds in a hospital where he died.

SHOT DEAD:

In Ichra, a father of four, Yasir Ali, was allegedly shot dead by his neighbour over a minor dispute.

Police said Yasir and his neighbourer Farhan Jutt scuffled over a “petty issue”.

Later, Farhan returned with a pistol, shot at his rival and fled the scene.

Yasir died while being shifted to hospital, the police said, adding that a case had been registered against the suspect.

KILLED:

A passerby woman was killed in an armed clash between two parties in Badami Bagh area.

According to police, Sheikh Abad and Malik Saif had scuffled with a local, Ahmad, who had allegedly developed relations with a woman related to the attackers.

The suspects later returned with weapons and opened indiscriminate fire, the police said, adding that during the firing a bullet hit a woman, Perween Bibi, who died instantly.

The suspects fled the scene. The police registered a case against them after sending the woman’s body to the city morgue for an autopsy.

Published in Dawn, November 23rd, 2018

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