Man guns down sister over ‘illicit relations’

Usman had suspicion that his sister was in a relationship with a man from the same area

Our Correspondent December 07, 2018


A man gunned down his sister over alleged ‘illicit relations’ in Mian Channu, Express News reported.

Tilambah police said Muhammad Usman was suspicious that his sister had ‘illicit relations’ with a man of the same area.

On the day of the incident, Usman had an argument with his sister over the matter. However, when the arguments escalated, the accused took out a pistol and opened fire at the woman. As a result, she was killed on the spot. The accused fled the scene after the incident.

The police said that the victim was married and was a mother of two minor girls. Meanwhile, the police have registered a case against the culprit and conducting raids to arrest him.

Earlier, a woman was strangled to death by her brother and husband in the name of ‘honour’ within the precincts of Ludhianwala police in Faisalabad.

Police said that Tahira Bibi, a resident of Chak No 651/2, Jinnah Abadi, was asleep when her brother Niaz Ali and husband Mubarak Ali strangled her with a rope.

During preliminary interrogation, the accused confessed to murdering the woman and claimed that Tahira had illicit relations with a villager.

Victim’s husband Mubarak Ali told the police that he warned her to refrain from such activities, but she continued to have illicit relations. He claimed that Tahira’s brother also made efforts and tried to persuade her to end relations with the stranger.


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