KARACHI: A man shot dead his widowed aunt and her neighbour in the name of so-called honour at her home in the Manghopir area on Monday, police said.
They said that the suspect killed Shehzadi, 30, and Nawab Khan, 25, in Yar Mohammad Goth. The official said that Nawab Khan used to visit her home. When the suspect found them in the house on Sunday night, he first attacked them with a hard and blunt object and then opened fire on them, killing them on the spot.
Area SHO Majid Alvi said that the woman’s husband had passed away around three years ago and since then she had been living alone with her three children.
The bodies were shifted to the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital to fulfill medico-legal formalities. The SHO said that the suspect had been arrested and the murder weapon was also recovered from his possession