Woman, daughter shot dead – 06 May 2023

Cases of blind murders are not uncommon in Punjab

A woman and her daughter were shot dead by unidentified suspects within the limits of Makhdoom Rasheed police station on Friday.

According to police sources, 23-year-old Sana was sleeping with her minor daughter Robab on the roof of her house in the garden town area when unidentified assailants opened fire on them, killing them on the spot. SP Saddar division and DSP Makhdoom Rasheed Circle reached the spot, however the suspects managed to flee.

The bodies were shifted to Nishtar Hospital for an autopsy while police started legal action into the incident. SHO Makhdoom Rasheed police station said that the culprits would soon be brought to justice.

Cases of blind murders are not uncommon in Punjab. On May 2, A woman and her two young children were found dead under mysterious circumstances at their house in Multan.

Police said Tanveer Akhtar, 45, a native of Kamalia, her son Fakhar Ali, 23, and daughter Mahwish, 20, had been living in a rented house in the Jhanderanwala locality in the Basti Malook police area for the last five years.

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