CHARSADDA: Two people were killed over a family dispute in Nesata area here on Tuesday.

According to the police and locals, wife of Ghayas Khan, a policeman, had gone to her parents’ house after altercation with her husband and other family members.

Afterwards, Ghayas went to his in-laws’ house in Nesata to make her wife return to her home. However, Ghayas and his in-laws, namely Javed Iqbal and Kashif, had an exchange of hot words. Later, both sides resorted to firing. As a result, Ghayas and Iqbal died on the spot.

The wife of Ghayas told the police that her husband first opened fire on her brother, Iqbal, killing him on the spot. Later, she said, her husband shot himself dead.

However, Yasinullah, a brother of deceased Ghayas, told the Nesata police that Iqbal and Kashif opened fire on his brother, killing him on the spot. The police registered cross FIRs and started further investigations.

Published in Dawn, July 27th, 2022

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