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Father slaughters married daughter

LAHORE: Two people including a married woman were murdered in separate incidents here in different parts of the City on Tuesday, police said.

In the first incident, a man slaughtered his married daughter on the suspicion of illicit relations here in Sundar area and later surrendered himself to the police. The police have also recovered killing weapon from his possession and are investigating.

Police investigators said that the killer, later identified as Maqbool Ahmed, slaughtered his daughter, Raheela Bibi, with a sharp edge weapon at his residence located in Khurdpura area.

The killer told the police that he had contracted the marriage of his 26-year-old daughter with the resident of Manga Mandi a few years ago. According to him, his daughter had developed illicit relations with a man of her choice, who used to visit Manga Mandi to see her. As her in-laws came to know about her illicit relations, they called in her father and disclosed the happening to him. Maqbool took his daughter to his residence a day before the incident and killed her on Tuesday. The police have removed the body to the morgue for an autopsy and are investigating.

In another incident, a 48-year-old mills owner was found strangled inside his mills situated in Baghbanpura police area.

Police investigators said that the man, later identified as Muhammad Hafeez, was lying dead in his office inside the mills as they rushed to the crime scene. On Tuesday morning, the labourers spotted his dead body and contacted the police. The police have removed the body to the morgue for autopsy and are investigating. The police have also registered the case against unidentified killers. Police said that the killers strangled the man with the help of a rope and fled away on his motorcycle. Further investigations are underway.

Source: The Nation