SUKKUR, Nov 11: A teenage girl was shot dead by her cousin on the pretext of karo-kari in Khuda Bux Jatoi village near here late Monday night.
Nibhando Kharos shot his 18-year-old cousin Sartaj dead over the suspicion that she had illicit relations with her fiancÃ©e Kaloo Jatoi.
On information, the Airport police took the body to the Sukkur Civil Hospital for post-mortem and, on the complaint of girl’s father Nizam Jatoi, registered an FIR against Nibhando. The police arrested the accused on Tuesday.
Nizam told the police that his daughter was engaged to Kaloo and they did not have illicit relations.
Our Khairpur correspondent adds: A young woman was killed on pretext of karo-kari in the Kotdiji area on Tuesday.
Sajid Mahar gunned down his wife Lal Dini alias Shazia, 20, in Faisal Daro Mahar village.
The body was handed over to relatives after post mortem at Kotdiji taluka hospital.
Relatives said that Lal Dini was innocent.