Man shoots self after killing wife, daughter – 23 Jan 2023


LAHORE: A man committed suicide shortly after killing his wife, a minor daughter and injuring a relative in Liaqatabad area here on Sunday.

As per a police official, the incident took place in Saint John Colony, where Mohsin Mushtaq Masih first shot his wife Maria (25), and then his two-year old daughter Hina, leaving both dead on the spot. The suspect then also opened fire at his relative Azhar Khokhar, who was seriously injured.

He said Mohsin later committed suicide by shooting self in head.

The police reached the scene after being informed of the incident by locals, who were alarmed by gunshots.

According to initial inquiries, apparently the suspect took the extreme step in the name of ‘honour’, the police official said.

He said the bodies have been shifted to the city morgue for autopsy and the police investigators were examining the role of Azhar Khokar, the man injured in the incident. — Staff Reporter

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