Multan: Love birds slaughtered
MULTAN: A girl and her alleged paramour were slaughtered by her family members in wee hours of Thursday, police said. The killers, who were identified as girl’s uncle Muhammad Wakeel, brother Dastgir and cousin Sajan, surrendered to the police and murder tool was also recovered from them.
Police sources said that the girl namely Irum, a resident of Mohalla Ghulamabad Timber Market, had eloped with Arshad a few days back and was brought back by the family from Pindi. Some residents of the area claimed that the girl had contracted nikkah with Arshad while police and the relatives contradicted this information and said that they had not married.
Both the deceased were asleep when the killers cut their throats, leaving them dead at the spot. Qutabpur police rushed to the spot after learning about the gruesome incident and removed the bodies to city morgue for autopsy.