Double murder: Man kills six-month pregnant wife -Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)

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Double murder: Man kills six-month pregnant wife

Pakistan Press Foundation

BAHAWALPUR: A man was arrested on Wednesday for allegedly killing his second wife over an argument about not divorcing his first wife.

Police said Ghulam Yaseen, a resident of Ghanna village, had married Malookan Mai in 2012. He had a daughter from this marriage and Mai was six-month pregnant with a second child. They said Mai had been insisting forcing Yaseen to divorce his first wife.

On Wednesday, they again had an argument that ended in Yaseen shooting Mai who died on the spot.

Some neighbours heard the gunshots and rushed to their home. Police were informed and Yaseen was arrested. The body was sent to tehsil headquarters hospital for a post-mortem examination.

Allah Jawaya, the father of the deceased, said that Yaseen had earlier tried to kill Mai last year by trying to poison her with mercury. He said the matter was not reordered to the police after Yaseen apologised and promised to divorce his first wife.

Siblings shot

In Phalian, a man shot his brother and nephew on Wednesday over an argument. Pahrianwali police said that Ehsanullah and his brother Naveed had had a dispute over a family issue for three years.

On Wednesday, police said, Naveed and his accomplices entered Ehsanullah’s house and shot him. His son, Shehzad, was also hit. Both of them died on the spot. No one has been arrested so far.

In Daska, a man shot and injured his mother and brother following an argument. Police said Amjad Iqbal, a resident of Awami Road, frequently quarrelled with his family over money.

On Wednesday, he shot his brother Hamid Javed and his mother after a quarrel and fled. The injured were taken to district headquarters hospital, from where they were sent to Civil Hospital. Doctors treating them said that their condition was critical.

Source: The Express Tribune

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