SUKKUR, March 8: A widow, identified as Ameeran, was killed by her brother and his nephew on the pretext of Karo-kari on Friday.

The victim, mother of seven children, lived in Sahib Khan Jatoi village near Jara Wah.

At the time of the murder, the victim’s relatives were taking her to their spiritual leader at Moosan Shah dargah in Jafarabad Muhallah of Jacobabad district, so that she could stay there for her own protection.

However, when the victim reached near the residence of spiritual leader Syed Zaheer Shah, her brother, Shah Nawaz Rind and his nephew Khadim Rind intercepted them and opened fire. Ameeran died on the spot as the assailants fled.

The victim’s body was taken to Civil Hospital Jacobabad and was handed over to relatives after medico-legal formalities.

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