Lahore: Woman killed over marriage
LAHORE: A newly-married woman was shot at and killed by her paternal uncle for ‘honour’ in Bhaggatpura locality of Shadbagh on Saturday. The firing also caused injury to another girl.
Shadbagh police said the accused, not yet named, opened fire on his niece Robina who had returned home four months after she eloped with her lover and contracted marriage with him.
The firing also left Robina’s friend Chanda, who came to see her, injured. The suspect fled the scene while the injured were taken to Mayo Hospital where Robina succumbed to her wounds. Police shifted the body for autopsy and launched investigation.