KHAIRPUR: A young couple killed themselves while two other people died in separate accidents in Khairpur on Sunday. According to sources, S*, 27, and B* committed suicide after their parents refused to get them married. The police handed the bodies over to the parents after the autopsies were completed at Civil Hospital, Khairpur. The police said a case has been registered and investigation is under way. Sources claim that S* was shot dead by the girl’s parents. In an unrelated incident unidentified men attacked the Ali Bux Jamro village near Sobhodero and killed a girl identified as Janat Jamro. The police have registered a case and started investigating. In another incident, 12-year-old Yasir Jalbani was killed in a hit-and-run incident near the Karam Ali Jalbani village.
*Names have been withheld to protect identities.
Published in The Express Tribune, July 21st, 2014.
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