Lahore: Man kills girl for rejecting proposal
LAHORE: A 22–year–old employee of a private airline was killed and her uncle was shot at and wounded by her lover over refusal to his proposal for marriage in the Liaquatabad police area on Thursday. The victim was identified as Rabia, a resident of Bhatti Colony, Liaquatabad. The condition of her uncle is stated to be critical in hospital. Complainant Shahbaz Ahmad told police that one Raheel, a resident of Gujranwala, who served in a private cell phone company, wanted to marry with his sister. However, the girl’s family refused initially. Accused Raheel held grudge and plotted to kill her.
On the day of the incident, as she reached the doorstep of her house along with her uncle, Raheel approached them on a bike and allegedly opened firing on the victims and fled. As a result, Rabia suffered wounds in her abdomen and her uncle in his legs. They were rushed to hospital where Rabia succumbed to her injuries while the condition of her uncle is stated to be critical.
Police after being informed reached the scene, collected evidence and removed the body to morgue.
A case under Section 302/324 of PPC has been registered. However, arrest could not be made till the filing of this report.