DADU: A man killed his wife and father-in-law over a domestic dispute at his home in Karimdad locality in Kazi Ahmed town on Tuesday.

Witnesses said that when Ghulam Qadir Kalhoro opened fire with a handgun at his father-in-law Lal Bakhsh Mallah during an exchange of hot words, his wife Ayesha Mallah rushed to rescue her father and was got hit in the process. She suffered serious wounds and died later at hospital before getting any medical help, they said.

The suspected killer managed to escape before police arrived at the crime scene.

Kazi Ahmed police station’s SHO told media persons that police were conducting investigation into the double murder. The dead bodies had been handed over to relatives of the deceased, he said.

Published in Dawn, July 20th, 2022

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