Three women were killed in Gujrat.
Jamshed Iqbal, a resident of Islamgarh, allegedly shot dead his estranged wife Fauzia Naseem and 14-year-old stepdaughter Meshal at his in-laws’ house, police said.
The suspect escaped after committing the crime, they said.
Saddar Jalalpur Jatan Police Station registered a case under Section 302 of the Pakistan Penal Code against Jamshed Iqbal and two unknown accomplices on the complaint of Tamseela, mother of Fauzia Naseem.
According to the complainant, her daughter Fauzia Saleem’s marriage with Jamshed Iqbal was her second marriage.
Fauzia had been staying with her after the couple had had a falling-out.
Jamshed Iqbal went to Fauzia’s house on Monday to resolve their differences and to persuade his wife to return to him. However, Fauzia and her husband ended up having a heated argument, and Jamshed went back to his house.
The next day Jamshed returned, barged into Fauzia’s house with a 30 bore pistol and shot Fauzia Naseem and Meshal dead.
Meanwhile, 41-year-old Shabana Bibi, who had been living in a quarter in Mohalla Chah Tarang Sardar Market within the limits of Lari Ada Police Station, was allegedly stabbed to death by her husband, Habib Khan, a resident of Mansehra, along with two unknown accomplices, and escaped, police said. Shabana’s 20-year-old son from a previous marriage, Tayyab Ali, who attempted to rescue his mother, got injured during the stabbing, they said.
Police registered a case against a nominated and two unknown suspects on the complaint of Shabana’s daughter, Sidra Shehzadi.
Police said the victim had married Habib Khan 12 years ago. However, she had recently filed for divorce.
Source: The Express Tribune