Man kills teenage sister over karo-kari

February 10, 2009

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SUKKUR, Feb 9: A teenage girl was gunned down by her brother on the pretext of karo-kari in the kutcha area near Ubauro on Monday.

Shabaan Shar suspected that his sister, Marvi, 17, had illicit relations with someone in the area. While she was preparing breakfast, accused shot her dead.

On information, area police took the body to a local hospital for post-mortem but registered no case.

RAIDS: The Kandhkot police on Monday raided different villages, set ablaze 15 houses and arrested over 10 suspects.

A heavy contingent of police raided and cordoned Ghora Ghat, Punhal Sabzoi and Shah Suhriani villages, conducted house-to- house search and arrested more than 10 suspects but declined to disclose their names.

Police sources claimed that raids were aimed at to recover an eight-year old girl, Lakshmi, who was kidnapped from Kandhkot 10 days ago and that police have torched hideouts of criminals.