LAHORE - A 52-year-old government servant shot himself dead after gunning down his teen daughter at home in Islampura, police said on Tuesday.
Police say they believe Hafiz Rashid gunned down his 19-year-old daughter, Sabeen Bibi, for ‘honour’. However, her brother Gohar Rashid said the girls had been suffering from mental disorder and the family was unable to meet medical needs.
“My father was very upset since we’ve no money for her medical treatment,” the inquest heard.
A neighbour told police that Hafiz exchanged harsh words with his 19-year-old daughter before the tragedy took place. A police investigator told reporters at morgue that cantonment officers’ mess waiter shot his daughter in the head before killing himself.
A private TV also reported that the girl asked for tuition fee. Police have registered a murder case and are investigation.
Two found dead
A 38-year-old was found strangled from a graveyard in Mughalpura on Tuesday.
Police said that the man, unidentified so far, was lying dead alongside the wall of the graveyard when they reached the spot. Some passersby spotted the body and phoned police. The body was moved to morgue for autopsy.
Police investigators believe that unidentified killers strangled the man somewhere else but fled after throwing his body in the graveyard.
A murder case has been registered against unidentified killers while the police are investigating with no arrest made so far. Separately, a 65-year-old man was found dead from the North Cantonment police area.