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Man kills sister, her daughter for ‘honour’

TOBA TEK SINGH: A man allegedly shot his married sister and her daughter dead for “honour” at Khurrianwala, Chak 104 RB, Faisalabad, on Sunday.

According to the FIR registered under sections 302 and 311 of the Pakistan Penal Code, complainant Akram stated that his wife Azra Bibi and daughter Rabia were allegedly kidnapped by a local, Imdad, a couple of months back.

The complainant lodged a kidnap case against Imdad, but the mother and the daughter stated in the court that they were not kidnapped by him, and the case was quashed.

However, he said, later some locals intervened and after reconciliation between the two sides, his wife had daughter returned home.

He said her wife’s brother Shahbaz was annoyed at Azra and Rabia for giving a statement in favour of Imdad in the court.

As per the FIR, on early Sunday morning, Shahbaz entered Akram’s house by scaling the boundary wall and opened indiscriminate fire, killing Azra and Rabia one the spot.

Police sources say that the woman had actually eloped and the suspect harboured grudge against his sister for ‘tarnishing the family’s honour’.

Police are conducting raids to arrest the suspect.

Source: Dawn