Police claimed to have arrested the main suspect in burning alive two sisters and five other people in a house a week ago.
The police said the incident was initially declared the result of short circuit, resulting in the death of two sisters, four children, including an infant and a 65-year-old person.
However, Dera Ghazi Khan Regional Police Officer (RPO) Faisal Rana ordered a reinvestigation of the case.
The inquiry report revealed that the suspects identified as Sabir and Sajjad, with the help of Zawar, had set their sisters Khursheed Bibi and Fuzia Bibi on fire along with their children.
The police said the suspects were enraged because their sisters got married of their choice several years ago. Reportedly, the police have apprehended one of the suspects, while the two others are missing.
Published in The Express Tribune, October 24th, 2021.
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