Woman, brother-in-law commit suicide in Gujranwala


GUJRANWALA: A man and a woman on Friday night committed suicide in the city’s Sindhwan area.

The man, Saqib, was the woman’s brother-in-law.

Police said that Shazia, the woman, was married to Faisal, Saqib’s elder brother, for three months but she wanted to divorce her husband and marry Saqib.

Police also claimed that Shazia and Faisal had an argument when the former sought divorce following which she overdosed on pills which led to her death.

When Saqib learnt of Shazia’s death and the manner in which she died, he overdosed as well, police also said.

Further investigation into the matter is underway, according to police.