A man shot dead his wife over a dispute in Lundianwala police station on Thursday.
A police official said that Muhammad Aslam, resident of Chak No 563, had a heated argument with his wife Azra Bibi over a domestic matter.
However, when the arguments escalated, he took out a pistol and opened fire on his wife. As a result, Azra was killed on the spot.
The police arrested the accused soon after the incident.
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Meanwhile, two persons committed suicide in different incidents. The police said 30-year-old Muhammad Sajjad of Chak No 255 committed suicide by hanging himself from a tree.
In another incident, 20-year-old Sana Yousuf ended her life after consuming poison over a family dispute.
Separately, police claimed to have arrested 163 people over traffic violations.
Published in The Express Tribune, June 30th, 2017.