KARACHI: A man committed suicide after killing his wife in the SITE area on Tuesday, police said.

They said that bodies of Romanullah, 40 and Sumaira Bibi, 35, were found from their Metroville Block-3 residence near Siddiq-e-Akbar Masjid in the first half of the day.

The police found a licensed pistol belonging to Roman from the crime scene.

“The couple had a history of dispute and quarrel with each other,” said SITE-A SHO Inspector Zafar Ali Shah. “Only last night they had heated arguments and their elders pacified them. Neighbours informed the police that they heard them yelling and shouting at each other and then the sound of two gunshots. They called the police, which entered the home and found them dead.”

He said that the bodies were shifted to the Civil Hospital Karachi for medico-legal formalities.

‘Ice’ seized in raid

The anti-narcotics police on Tuesday claimed to have recovered over a kilo of crystal meth, commonly known as ice, worth more than Rs50 million and arrested a man in Gulistan-i-Jauhar.

In a statement it said that a raid was conducted near Munawwar Chowrangi in which 1.1kg ice was recovered from the possession of Sartaj,” it said.

Published in Dawn, November 24th, 2021

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