Man kills wife, commits suicide -Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)

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Man kills wife, commits suicide

KARACHI- A man killed his wife and then committed suicide on Monday over some family dispute. The incident was reported in the Korangi Industrial Area (KIA) police limits.

Basheer Ahmed, 45, shot dead his wife, Farzana, 40, in their residence 28/37, Sector-36-B, Korangi, over the reported issue of engagement of their two daughters. According to the children of the deceased couple, their mother wanted to marry two of her daughters with her brotherís sons and their father had reluctantly agreed to the idea.

According to the children, an engagement party was also held in their house on Monday and their father had given them some money for shopping and they had gone to Babar Market for shopping and when they returned home, they found dead bodies of their parents lying on the floor. The children said that their father might have killed their mother, as, according them, Basher used to shout that one day he will kill her.

The police found the weapon used in the murder from the house, which was in the name of the deceased Basheer. Further probe was under way.
Source: The News
Date:8/12/2008