SUKKUR: Two married women were sacrificed at the altar of ‘honour’ by suspecting close relatives in different villages in Ghotki and Jacobabad districts on Sunday.
In Hazaro Bullo village near Ghotki, one Sikandar Bullo shot dead his son’s wife, Ms Humran Bullo, over suspicions she had developed illicit relations with someone else in the area.
He escaped from the village after committing the crime. Area police shifted the body to Ghotki civil hospital from where it was handed over to relatives after post mortem.
In Moula Bux Brohi village in Jacobabad district, one Shah Murad Khoso killed his wife Ms Hazaran Khatoon, 21, with the help of his brother Gul Bahar Khoso over suspicions she had an extramarital affair. They fled after the murder.
The area police shifted the body to Jacobabad civil hospital from where it was handed over to relatives after post mortem.
Police later registered an FIR on a complaint lodged by Abdul Karim Khoso, father of the deceased woman, against Shah Murad and Gul Bahar but no arrest was made till the filing of this report.
Two gunned down over land dispute
One Zuhroo Mahar opened fire on his brother, Qabool Mahar, and his nephew, More Mahar, in Khuda Bux Mahar village near Ghotki on Sunday over a dispute over a piece of land and fled.
Police shifted the bodies to Ghotki civil hospital for post mortem. The bodies were later handed over to relatives of the deceased.
Police said the motive for the double murder was a running dispute between both brothers over a piece of land.
Two people were killed while three others, including a woman, injured in a clash between two groups of the Gopang community near here on Sunday, PPI adds.
The clash started at the village of Hashim Gopang when the two groups opened firing on each other with sophisticated weapons.
The dead were identified as Hatim Ali Gopang and Sajjad Ali Gopang while the injured were Ms Gulan Gopnag, wife of Samander Khan, and two others.
The bodies and injured were brought to the taluka hospital Tharimirwah where condition of Ms Gulan was stated critical.
Police said the cause of clash was an old enmity.