Lahore: Newly-wed girl shot dead by husband
LAHORE: A newlywed young girl, who had contracted love marriage six month ago, was shot dead by her husband in the Sanda Police limits on Friday. The deceased identified as Asyia Bibi, resident of Shibli Town Band Road, had developed relationship with one Nadeem of Hasalpur. Later, the girl eloped with her paramour and the couple contracted love marriage without the consent of their parents, police investigators said. They further added the couple developed differences soon after the marriage and Asyia left the house of Nadeem.
On the day of the incident, Nadeem visited the house of Asyia’s parents to bring her back and after failing to convince her; the culprit opened straight fire on his wife and fled, leaving her in a pool of blood. She was rushed to a local hospital where she succumbed to her wounds. The body had been shifted to the City morgue for autopsy.