KARACHI: Two sisters, 19-year-old Samreen and 17-year-old Sanam, were injured when a hand grenade exploded in their house at Koohi Goth in Landhi within the limits of the Shah Latif police station on Tuesday.
They were taken to Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre for treatment where doctors termed their condition out of danger. Their father, Qadir Buksh, told the police that the incident occurred when his daughters were asleep at a room on the roof of their single story house.
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Buksh accused his relative, Sajid, of being involved in the incident. "Sajid has been interested in getting marriage with one of my daughters which we already refused," said Buksh in his statement to the police. The accused, according to Buksh, had also threatened the life of Buksh and his family before the incident.
"Sajid is a member of a gang war and also a drug addict," said police officials. The police have registered an FIR on behalf of Buksh against Sajid and initiated further investigation, said Shah Latif SHO Ikhlaq Ahmed, adding that police have yet to investigate the actual motive behind the incident. The police have yet to arrest the suspect.
Published in The Express Tribune, January 11th, 2017.
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