DADU: A man was booked for killing his one-year-old daughter and attempting to kill his wife in Mugheri Dero village near Khairpur Nathan Shah town of Dadu district on Friday.
According to the area police, Saddam Hussain Leghari had gone to the house of his in-laws to persuade his estranged wife, Seema Leghari, 23, to return to his home. A heated argument took place between them and finally Saddam lost patience and took out his pistol in a fit of anger. He pointed the gun towards Seema and pulled the trigger. Seema was wounded but the bullet also hit the couple’s year-old daughter, Muskan, who died on the spot. Saddam fled the house after committing the crime, Khairpur Nathan Shah SHO Ghulam Hyder Panhwar said.