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Man kills his two wives for ‘quarrelling with each other’

LAHORE: A man allegedly shot dead his two wives over frequent domestic disputes, the Sattokatla police said on Thursday.

According to a police official, Riasat Ali’s wives Bushra Bibi, a mother of six, and Nasreen Bibi, a mother of four, would quarrel with each other over “petty issues”.

Quoting the children, he said the two women again quarrelled over a family issue and Riasat tried to clam them but to no avail.

Later, in a fit of anger, he took out a gun and first shot Bushra and then Nasreen in the presence of children. The suspect then fled the scene, leaving both the women seriously injured, the police said.

The children immediately called the neighbours who informed the Rescue 1122 and the police about the incident, the official said, adding that the injured women were rushed to hospital where they succumbed to their bullet wounds.

The police reached the spot and collected evidence after which the Rescue 1122 personnel shifted the bodies to the city morgue for autopsy.The police have registered a case against the suspect on the complaint of his son.

Meanwhile, a man who was shot at and injured allegedly during a street crime in Kahna two days ago, succumbed to his wounds in hospital on Thursday.

The police said Tayyab was intercepted by two gunmen in the street who tried to deprive him of cash on him. When Tayyab offered resistance, they shot him.

The offenders had fled the scene with his money.Tayyab was being treated for his wounds in a hospital where he died.