TAXILA: A woman was shot dead allegedly by her brother-in-law over a domestic dispute in the limits of Wah Cantonment police on Tuesday.

Mohammad Ishfaq while lodging the first investigation report (FIR) stated that his daughter Saniya Bibi was married a few months ago but her in-laws subjected her to torture. He said he along with his wife Yasmeen Bibi and brother-in-law Kafeel Ahmed went to his daughter’s house to settle the dispute when Adnan Shahbaz, her brother-in-law, shot his daughter dead on the spot and escaped.

Police registered a murder case against the man and handed over the body to the family for burial after an autopsy at the THQ Hospital Taxila.

Two police officials penalised

City Police Officer (CPO) Rawalpindi Mohammad Ahsan Younas has penalised two officials of Wah Cantonment police station for their alleged misconduct and misuse of power.

Police said Zahid Arif had submitted an application against Head Constable Azmat Yaseen and Constable Mehtab Ahmed over their alleged misconduct and misuse of power.

The CPO forwarded the application to the subdivisional police officer to conduct a departmental inquiry. The inquiry found both the officials guilty. In the light of the findings, the CPO awarded compulsory retirement to the head constable and removed the constable from service.

Published in Dawn, February 17th, 2021

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