Man kills stepdaughter, parents-in-law – 15 Aug 2022

Main suspect, two accomplices flee after committing crime

In a gruesome triple murder, a man opened fire and killed his stepdaughter, mother-in-law and father-in-law in the Dhalyal area of Rawalpindi within the limits of Chauntra police station over a domestic dispute.

The accused along with his two accomplices escaped, while police started conducting raids for their arrest.

Police said that 48-year-old Nusrat Begum had contracted her third marriage with Jhelum-based Saqlain Arshad. The couple was on a visit to the village of Dhalyal at a relative’s home when Nusrat’s son-in-law Shehzad alias Shada showed up to drop off his stepdaughter Iqra.

During a domestic discussion, they exchanged hot words and Shehzad and his two unidentified accomplices opened fire. As a result, Iqra, Nusrat and Arshad sustained fatal bullet wounds and succumbed to their injuries, said a police spokesperson.

Police shifted the bodies to the hospital after collecting forensic evidence from the crime scene. Police teams have been formed to apprehend the accused, the police spokesperson said.

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