SUKKUR: A man allegedly shot and wounded his young daughter and then killed her with repeated blows of a hatchet before killing her acquaintance in the same manner in Eidan Leerwani village near Jacobabad on Monday.
Officials at the Miranpur Buriro police station said that Shabbir Leerwani used his pistol and hatchets in carrying out the double murder apparently under the custom of Karo-kari (a family member liable to be killed by another member for maintaining an extramarital affair).
They said Gal Naz died on the spot and Nazeer Ahmed Leerwani, 24, succumbed to his serious injuries while being rushed to a hospital. Shabbir fled the village after committing the crime, they added.
No FIR was registered till late in the evening.