Honour killing claims life of girl in Hafizabad

Hafiz Muhammad Aziz-u-Rehman

HAFIZABAD: A young girl was shot dead by her brother due to honour in mohallahQaidabad. After committing the crime the accused fled away. The police have registered a case against the accused and shifted the dead body to the morgue for legal formalities.

According to police source, accused Waqar Hassan son of Aman Ullah had suspected the character of his younger sister Maria Bibi and he often advised her to mend her ways but she lent deaf ear to his advice. Following altercation today, the accused got enraged and allegedly shot at and fatally injured her. She was rushed to the DHQ Hospital where she succumbed to her injuries.