Woman ‘shoots dead husband’ over ‘attempt to marry again’ in Pishin

Published: October 22, 2019
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Wife, who confesses to the murder, taken into custody. PHOTO: EXPRESS/FILE

Wife, who confesses to the murder, taken into custody. PHOTO: EXPRESS/FILE

QUETTA: A woman allegedly gunned down her husband after she realised that he was going to marry for the second time in Balochistan’s Pishin district on Tuesday.

The victim, identified as Rehmat Ullah, was a resident of Zareefabad.

According to the preliminary investigation, the woman has confessed that she committed the murder with the assistance of her maternal cousin.

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The accused has been taken into custody. The Levies Forces have also recovered a pistol and bullets from the crime scene.

In October, five persons, including two women, were gunned down by armed men in Nasirabad district ‘in the name of honour’

In February, four members of a family – father and his three children – died of suffocation in Quetta’s Pashtoonabad area.

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