Woman falls victim to ‘honour killing’
SUKKUR: A married woman was killed allegedly by her cousin on the pretext of Karo-kari in Muhammad Hassan Brohi village within the remit of the Dil Murad police station near Jacobabad on Monday.
According to sources, Jagan Gabol suspected that Rehmat Khatoon, 32, wife of Muhammad Hassan Gabol, was fond of another man in the area. On Monday, Jagan shot her dead and fled.
The police shifted the body to the Civil Hospital Jacobabad for a post-mortem examination. However, for two hours there was no lady doctor in the hospital. The lady medico-legal officer finally came and conducted an autopsy after which the body was handed over to the relatives.
Meanwhile, an elderly man was shot dead by armed persons on Monday in the locality of Bhayo near the Begari Canal within the jurisdiction of the Moula Dad police station in Jacobabad.
According to sources, Yar Muhammad Malghani, 70, was returning from Shikarpur after attending the hearing in court when the armed persons hiding near the Bhayo turning point opened fire on him, killing him on the spot.
The police took the body to the Civil Hospital Jacobabad where it was handed over to relatives after a post-mortem examination. Sources said the killing of Yar Muhammad was the result of an ongoing feud between the Malghani and Jakhrani communities in Garhi Khero.