New bride kidnapped by brothers


LAHORE: Three men sustained bullet injuries in the small hours of Monday over a marriage dispute in the Faisal Town Police precincts. A newly wed bride was kidnapped allegedly by her brothers at gun point.
According to details, Aslam, son of Ashraf, married Sumaira for love against the will of her parents four months ago and settled at his parent’s house. Sumaira is from Sahiwal city. Ashraf says he was threatened by his in-laws several times.
On the day of the incident Sumaira’s brothers Gulzair and Yasin with Tariq and three other companions entered Ashraf’s house and held Ashraf’s family up at gunpoint. Ashraf, his brother and uncle tried to resist them. They exchange abuses and as a result Tariq started indiscriminate firing on them. Resultantly they all sustained bullet injuries.
The brothers of the Sumaira kidnapped her on gun point and took her away. Local police rushed to the scene immediately and shifted the patients to the Jinnah Hospital.
Police have registered First Information Report against the brothers and father of the Sumaira upon request of the Muhammad Ashraf and started investigations.