A man shot his 18-year-old daughter and a man he believed she was having an affair with in Mauza Kot Olakh on Monday. The man’s sons helped him in the crime.
Police said Muhammad Riaz had also killed his uncle, aunt and their son four years ago after a suspicion that his cousin, too, was having an affair with his daughter. His daughter had left home and had started living with her maternal grandparents.
Riaz was sentenced to death, but he had fled the jail.
Alipur Chattha police said they had registered a case against five suspects, two of whom had been arrested. Riaz, however, has yet to be arrested.
The bodies were sent to Wazirabad tehsil headquarters hospital for autopsy.
Published in The Express Tribune, February 11th, 2014.