BAHAWALPUR: A couple was shot dead for contracting the marriage of their choice at Basti Thamanwali in the Donga Bonga police limits on Sunday. Kausar Bibi had tied the knot with Azam several years ago. On the day of the incident, Kausar’s brother Mudassar with his two accomplices opened fire on the couple when they were sitting in their house. Both of them died on the spot. The police have registered the case on the complaint of Azam’s brother Muhammad Khalid. No accused was arrested till the filing of this report.