Two women killed for honour in Chakwal


CHAKWAL: A wicked man gunned down two married and pregnant women including his sister for honour and escaped the scene here on Tuesday.

Police said that accused over suspicion of illicit relations, barged into the house of his sister located in suburban village Chattal of Chakwal and opened indiscriminate fire at two women present in the house.

As a result of firing, both women including Isma Ramazan, sister of the accused and Fakhra Bibi, sister of the husband of Isma were killed on the spot.

Both women were pregnant for six and seven months respectively. The culprit fled the scene after committing dual murder.

Husband of Isma is doing the job in Saudi Arabia while the husband of Fakhra is in Jhelum to earn a livelihood for the family.

The bodies were shifted to hospital for postmortem and the police after registering a case against the murderer started raids for his arrest.