Woman dies in firing between husband and his father

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A woman died when she received a fatal bullet dur-ing a clash between her husband and father-in-law in Mathra area on the outskirts of the city on Friday morning.

Police said the husband of the woman was arrested while her father-in-law managed to escape the crime scene. The incident occurred in Garhi Shehzad of Mathra area where the accused Shehzad and his father Ameer Ullah started quarreling over a domestic issue.

During the brawl firing was started and a bullet hit Shehzad’s wife Gulzara, killing her on the spot. On receiving information, the police reached the crime scene and arrested Shehzad after recovering a 30-bore-pistol from his possession. His father, Ameer Ullah however escaped the area. Police, after regis-tering a case on the complaint of the brother of the deceased woman, Zahir Shah, have started an inves-tigation.Police said Ameer Ullah fired at his son, Shehzad but the bullet hit his daughter-in-law adding investigation has been started to ascertain whose bullet hit the woman.—APP

 

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