BAHAWALPUR: A woman and her alleged paramour were drowned in the canal near Abbas Nagar on Sunday after they were thrown in by her family. The woman’s father, husband and three brothers are suspected. Rasheeda Bibi, mother of the deceased woman, told The Express Tribune that her husband had called her father on Sunday and told him he had found her daughter in a compromising position with another man.
She said she went with her husband and three sons to her son-in-law’s house where the men tied up the woman and her alleged paramour. “They tied him to his motorcycle and threw them into the canal,” she said. Abbas Nagar SHO Shamas Khan told The Tribune the girl’s father, husband and a brother had been arrested. He said two of her brothers were still at large. Rescue official Asif Channar said they were looking for the bodies. “We have so far recovered a motorcycle and a woman’s dopatta,” he said