SUKKUR: A man allegedly shot dead his wife and a policeman in Kandhkot town on Monday over suspicion of an extramarital affair between them.
According to the B-Section police, Ahsan Soharyani shot dead his wife, Amna Soharyani, and policeman, Noorullah Jagirani, at the Mai Masjid bus stop and fled.The bodies were taken to the Kandhkot Civil Hospital for a postmortem examination and then handed over to the heirs.
No FIR was registered against the suspect till late in the evening.
Meanwhile, a jirga (tribal court) held in Kechi Bajkani village near Tangwani town of Kandhkot-Kashmore district on Monday imposed a fine of Rs950,000 on a man who was found guilty of having an extramarital affair with a woman of his community.
The aggrieved pleaded its case during the jirga, headed by Wadera Sher Ahmed Bajkani, who also heard the other side and found Saader Bajkani guilty.
Saader Bajkani and his family were made to pay Rs50,000 to the aggrieved side on the spot and undertake to pay off the remaining fine amount within the next three months.
Accepting the ruling, the two sides declared an end to their hostility over the matter.