Lahore: Two women murdered by sons-in-law
LAHORE: Two women were murdered allegedly by their sons-in-law following domestic disputes in separate incidents on Tuesday, police said.
Manga Mandi police said 35-year-old Meeran Bibi was gunned down by her son-in-law, Mazhar, of Kasuwal in Wara Kumhayranwala near Raiwind Road.
Mazhar had come to his in-laws’ house to reconcile with his wife where he exchanged words with his mother-in-law, Meeran.
He fired a single shot at Meeran and tried to escape, but he was captured by locals and handed over to the police.
Meeran was taken to a nearby hospital where she was pronounced dead.Kahna police said 45-year-old Razia Bano was shot dead by her son-in-law, Liaqat, in Suay Asal.
The motive for the shooting was a money dispute as Razia was pressing Liaqat to return her Rs200,000. The suspect fled the scene.
Police shifted the bodies for autopsy and registered cases.