A man allegedly killed his father following a minor quarrel in Rawalpindi on Friday.
Police say Zia opened fire at Tasawwur Iqbal and fled from the scene with the pistol used in the murder. The incident occurred in Dhaggi Rajgan area of tehsil Kallar Syedan.
Police rushed to the scene after receiving a call from the area’s residents, and shifted the body to tehsil headquarters hospital. A case of the crime has been registered, and investigation started.
On Wednesday, a woman was shot dead allegedly by her husband over a domestic dispute in Faisalabad.
Authorities say Tayyab Haneef, the alleged culprit, had a heated argument with his wife, who has been identified as Haleema Altaf, prior to the murder. In a fit of rage, Haneef opened fire on her spouse, killing her instantly.
Earlier, on December 4, a man allegedly killed his 18-month-old daughter in Sargodha on the instructions of a fake faith healer after he said that she was a ‘bad omen’ for him.
Mateeur Rehman, the suspect, had recently divorced his wife, Sundas Bibi, and taken custody of the victim.
Misguided by the fake faith healer, he then proceeded to take his daughter’s life after he was told that she would prove ‘unlucky’ for him.