RAWALPINDI: A brother shot dead his sister and her two young daughters in Ganjal East area in Koral police jurisdiction on Friday.
Koral police said the woman and her daughters aged 15 and 18 were in their house when her brother Irfan barged in and opened fire at them, killing the three on the spot.
The alleged killer, an estate agent, fled after committing the crime but police are hunting for him.
A senior police official said apparently the triple cold-blooded murder was committed in the name of honour.The police said the killer had developed suspicion that his sister and her two daughters were involved in objectionable activities.
Meanwhile, Robbers and thieves struck at various places in the city, police said on Friday.
Wasim Mehmood told Cantonment police that two persons snatched a purse from his wife which contained Rs1,600 and gold ornaments.
Ali Ahmed told Airport police that three men snatched cash and a cellphone from him and escaped.
In other some other incidents, Razal Karim’s car was stolen from Cantonment area, Abudl Raheem’s car from Saddar Barooni area, Mohammad Rizwan Butt’s car from New Town and Agha Farooq Ahmed’s car taken away from Sadiquabad.