Woman killed for ‘not paying cellphone ‘instalment’

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Staff Reporter

A woman was killed on Wednesday allegedly for not paying the monthly instalment of a cellphone she had bought.

According to police, a shopkeeper accompanied by his employees arrived at the woman’s house and demanded the family to pay Rs800 as a monthly instalment of the mobile phone which they had bought from his shop.

After a verbal brawl, the shopkeeper opened fire on them and resultantly, the woman died on the spot while her husband and brother-in-law sustained bullet injuries. Meanwhile, the assailants managed to escape from the scene.

After being informed, police and rescue officials rushed to the scene and shifted the body and the injured to the hospital.

The police have registered a case and launched investigations into the incident. The police claimed to have arrested a suspect named Waqar.

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