Man allegedly kills uncle to marry aunt

Victim was shot dead on his way home

Our Correspondent May 25, 2021


A man reportedly murdered his uncle to marry her aunt in Kahna.

Police said the suspect identified as Muzzamal Imtiaz had developed an illicit relationship with his auntie in the past few months. The couple reportedly had fallen in love with each other.

He wanted to marry her. For that purpose, he hatched a plan to murder his uncle Altaf Hussain. His aunt Fauzia and friend Shoaib shot the uncle dead.

The victim was reportedly returning home after work. In the way, unidentified suspects intercepted him and shot him dead.

A murder case was registered against unidentified suspects.

The area police launched investigations into the matter. Later, the case was transferred to the CIA Kahna branch.

Police launched investigations and collected evidence. Police checked his conflicts on personal, monetary and property disputes but could not figure out any motive.

Police when observed electronic evidence, found a tip of excessive communication with the victim’s wife.

The victim’s nephew was also included in the investigations process. The suspects confessed to killing Hussain during a probe.

Muzzamil told police that he faced difficulty in meeting her, auntie. On several occasions, they narrowly escaped being caught red-handed. The couple also thought that the victim had developed doubts about their affair.

Published in The Express Tribune, May 25th, 2021.