Lahore: Youth murders sister, mother for ‘honour’
LAHORE: The youth, who gunned down his 20-year-old sister and mother at his residence in Kahna police area and fled away from the crime scene late on Tuesday night, is still at large, police investigators said on Wednesday. Police sources said the investigators are conducting the raids to arrest the killer who killed his mother and sister apparently ‘in the name honour.’
Police said that the killer, identified as Muhammad Abid, shot dead his mother, Kaneez Fatima, and sister, Ayesha Bibi, at his house in Gajju Matta area and fled away from the crime scene.
According to the police, the killer had suspicion that his sister Ayesha had developed illicit relations with someone while his mother was protecting her.
On Wednesday, the police handed over the body to the deceased’s family after the autopsy. Local residents said that the mother and her daughter were buried in a local graveyard while hundreds of people attended their funeral prayers. Many emotional scenes were witnessed on this occasion as the dead bodies were brought to their home from the city morgue.
The police have also registered the case against the killer and are investigating.