KARACHI: A woman was allegedly shot dead by her relatives in what appeared to be a case of ‘honour killing’ in Orangi Town on Monday, Pirabad police said.
Nasrin, 36, was gunned down by her brother-in-law Ilyas and his son Qasim inside their home in Swat Colony at around 4.30am.
They also shot at and wounded her alleged lover, Junaid, who was admitted to the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital for treatment.
Both suspects were arrested and the pistol used in the murder was seized, said SSP-Investigation (West Zone) Akhter Farooq. He added that the victim’s husband lived in Saudi Arabia.