KARACHI: A personnel of the Pakistan Navy, who was one of the guards at the Quaid’s mausoleum, committed suicide on the premises of the Mazar on Wednesday, police said.
They added that 24-year-old Safdar Ali Shah first killed his wife, Zeenat, in their Dalmia home in the early hours of Wednesday and then came to the Mazar for duty in the morning. Brigade SHO Ghulam Nabi Afridi said that he used his official G-3 rifle to shoot himself to death.
Aziz Bhatti SHO Sarfraz Ali said that the PN man killed his wife over some domestic dispute. Later, he phoned his family and informed them about the murder and his plan to commit suicide, he added.
The police said that the couple got married a few months ago through a matchmaker.