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Newly-wed couple killed over Karo-Kari


The bullet-riddled bodies of a young couple were found in the Gulshan-e-Maymar police limits on Thursday.

The unidentified man and woman who appeared to be in their 20s were found dead near the Baba Qayyum Shah Bukhari Shrine situated in Khuda Ki Basti.

The area people informed the police who shifted the bodies to the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital for legal formalities.

The Sub-Divisional Police Officer (SDPO) Sohrab Goth Iftikhar Ahmed Lodhi told The News that the woman was wearing a veil while the man was wearing pants and shirt.

He said that the couple appeared to be Pakhtun and it seemed to be a case of Karo-Kari.

He said that the couple ran away from their native town and came to the city where they were killed by their relatives.

The News