GUJRAT: A man shot dead his three-year-old daughter in Saleemabad area on Sunday night.

Police detained the suspect and said the reason was yet to be ascertained.

Reports said some area people informed police about hearing gunshot from the house of Imtiaz Ali after which it was learnt that a minor girl had died in the house.

Police officials reached the house, detained the suspect and collected evidence.

The body was shifted to the hospital for autopsy.

A spokesman for the Gujrat police told Dawn that as soon as the police team reached the spot, the seven-year-old brother of the girl informed them that his sister was shot dead by his father.

Gujrat District Police Officer Ataur Rehman also reached the spot and grilled the suspect. He said the reason of firing could not be known.

He directed the Lalamusa police officers to investigate the case from all angles.

Published in Dawn, August 8th, 2022

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