Two women shot dead in Quetta

09 Jul 2008


QUETTA, July 8: A man killed his sister-in-law and her mother on Tuesday following a marriage dispute.

According to police, the accused Abdul Qayyum wanted to marry the widow of his elder brother, who had been killed in Afghanistan a few months ago.

He asked her mother to let him marry her daughter, but the woman reportedly refused.

The accused again went to her house in Pashtoonabad on Tuesday with the same proposal. When she refused, he opened fire on the women, killing both of them.