Woman killed by brother-in-law

Police registered case against fleeing suspect

Our Correspondent July 29, 2022


A man gunned down his sister-in-law outside a hospital within the limits of Chauntra police station on Thursday.

Police said that the suspect named Waqar Ali killed her to avenge the murder of his sister. They added that Muhammad Younis informed them he took his daughter Razia Younis to Rural Health Center for a check-up and just as they stepped outside of the hospital, her daughter's brother-in-law Waqar Ahmed showed up, shot her dead and fled. He added that his sons had killed her sister over eight years go. However, later his sons were acquitted by the court and the matter was settled through reconciliation.

Younis said that around a month and a half back, Razia tied the knot with Waqar's younger brother Aqib Ali. He added that they asked for Razia's proposal to take revenge and eventually killed her.

Police have registered a case and started an investigation.

Meanwhile, Rawalpindi police conducted raids in the jurisdiction of the Airport and Ratta Amral Police Stations and arrested three alleged drug pushers besides recovering over six kgs of hashish from their possession.

A police spokesman informed that during the operation, Airport Police held Arshad for having 2,400 grams of hashish and Asad with 2,400 grams of hashish.

In another incident, Rattaamral police also rounded up an accused, named Khurram Shehzad, for possessing 1,700 grams of hashish. Police have registered separate cases against the accused while further investigations are in progress.


Published in The Express Tribune, July 29th, 2022.


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