Enmity claims 3 lives, couple shot dead over matrimonial issue

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Bahawalpur/Faisalabad

Three persons were murdered over an old enmity in Cholistan near Yazman on Saturday.

According to the police, three persons were killed by firing a volley of bullets in Toba Bilal Kala Pahar area.

The dead were identified as Atta Muhammad, Gul Muhammad and Muhammad Wakeel. Police have registered the case.

Meanwhile, in Faisalabad, a couple was shot dead over matrimonial issue, in the jurisdiction of Sadr Jaranwala police station. Police said on Saturday that Shahid, resident of Jhok Morh had contracted marriage with Iram Bibi of the same locality two years ago, against the will of her parents.

In a fit of grudge, some relatives of the girl, opened fire at the couple when they were walking on Syed Wala Road.

Both received serious bullet injuries and died on the spot. After the incident, the relatives of the Shahid gathered on the spot and blocked the road as a protest. They also chanted slogans and demanded immediate arrest of the culprits.

On information, the area police reached the spot and dispersed the demonstrators by assuring them that accused involved in the heinous crime would soon be arrested.

In Khanewal, a man allegedly axed his wife to death over domestic issue at Qatalpur area in limits of Srai Sidhu police station premises.

According to details, a person namely Charagh resident of Basti Sonehri Qatalpur area had tie to knot with Sonia Bibi hailing from Marri Sahu six months ago. The police started investigation.—APP

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