LAHORE: A 52-year-old government servant shot himself dead after gunning down his teen daughter at home in Islampura, police said on Tuesday.
Police say they believe Hafiz Rashid gunned down his 19-year-old daughter, Sabeen Bibi, for ‘honour’. However, her brother Gohar Rashid said the girls had been suffering from mental disorder and the family was unable to meet medical needs.
“My father was very upset since we’ve no money for her medical treatment,” the inquest heard.
A neighbour told police that Hafiz exchanged harsh words with his 19-year-old daughter before the tragedy took place. A police investigator told reporters at morgue that cantonment officers’ mess waiter shot his daughter in the head before killing himself.
A private TV also reported that the girl asked for tuition fee. Police have registered a murder case and are investigation.