HYDERABAD: Brothers of a woman, who married for love without the consent of her family, shot at stabbed to death her husband and left her injured in an attack on their house in Latifabad Unit No.12 on Sunday, said police.
A-Section police station SHO Sikandar Bhatti said that Nabeel, 25, and Samina Rani Rao, 22, daughter of Idrees, who were neighbours married in court on Feb 4 without the consent of the girl’s family and fled to Karachi after the wedlock for fear of the family’s backlash. They had been in hiding since the marriage.
On Sunday, the brothers of Samina learnt about their presence in Nabeel’s parents house. They barged into the house, stabbed and shot at Nabeel, and tortured Samina, said police.
The SHO said that one of four brothers of the girl named Zahid had been arrested and a pistol had been recovered from him. Samina suffered minor injuries. Police said the case had not been registered so far.