Woman killed over free-will marriage in Ghotki

Ghotki police booked two brothers of slain Shabana Loond on Monday


Our Correspondent March 26, 2019
Ghotki police booked two brothers of slain Shabana Loond on Monday. PHOTO: FILE

HYDERABAD: A man shot dead his young married sister a month after she returned to her parents' home after marrying of her own free will.

The incident took place in Abdul Wahab Loond village in Ghotki district on Sunday.

Ghotki police booked two brothers of slain Shabana Loond on Monday in the murder FIR lodged on the state's complaint.

The brothers, Zubair Loond and Fayyaz Loond, have been nominated on the complaint of Assistant Sub-Inspector Fateh Ali Mashori.

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SHO Abdul Waheed Bhutto informed the local media that the woman's family escaped from the area after her murder.

Bhutto said the police are raiding the known whereabouts of the accused but no one could be arrested so far.

According to him, Shabana and her husband Dastgir Loond solemnised marriage in a court in Karachi after escaping from their hometown.

Published in The Express Tribune, March 26th, 2019.

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