Husband guns down wife on sixth day of marriage for ‘honour’

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SHIKARPUR: A woman and her alleged lover were shot dead allegedly by the woman’s husband and brother pertaining to the custom of Karo Kari on Monday,  according to police.

The 25-year-old woman, Nasreen Lolai, was allegedly gunned down by her brother, Kamal Lolai, and her husband, Ghulam Sarwar after the accused alleged that she had extra-marital relations with Bashir Ahmed.

Police claimed that the suspects had fled from the village after the incident happened.

Bodies of the deceased were shifted to Shikarpur Civil Hospital for a post-mortem examination and then later handed over to their heirs.

SHO [Station House Officer] Ashique Shahani said that a First Information Report (FIR) had been lodged against the suspects on behalf of the state.