2 girls killed in Mardan
MARDAN, March 3: Two girls were killed in different incidents here, police said on Thursday.
In the first incident, a girl Maria was allegedly shot dead in Hoti area by her relatives Rohail, Faizl Wahab and Kashif hailing from Mohib Banda. The accused managed to escape after the incident.
Officials of Hoti police station quoted the victim`s father Taj Mohammad as saying that he had refused to give hand of her daughter to one of the accused Rohail some days ago, which led to the killing of his daughter.
The Hoti police registered a case against the three accused on the complaint of Taj Mohammad.
In the second incident, a girl belonging to Taloona village of Toru area committed suicide by shooting herself with a pistol.
Gul Khitab, father of the victim girl, Bakhtawara, told police he returned home from his fields and found her daughter dead in a room with a pistol in her hand.