Police said four days ago, the accused also killed Zainab's husband Zafar Ali in Vehari and dumped his body in a canal near Burewala, Punjab province. Zainab was the mother of three children and Amna was the mother of two.
The official said that after going through the details of the incident, the Punjab police have decided to recommend the federal and provincial government that this “dangerous game” be banned. “It is necessary to ban the game to prevent violent acts.”
According to preliminary investigations, the boy, Umar, was begging outside a restaurant and the security guard wanted to shoo him away but he didn’t listen. When the boy ignored the guard warning, he shot him twice, injuring him critically.
The district court also sentenced Rizwan Habib's father and an employee to seven years in prison for abetting the murder of 47-year-old Wajiha Swati, a lawyer said. The court acquitted three other suspects for lack of evidence.
The police spokesperson said Aneesa Abbas, 24, and Arooj Abbas, 21, were seeking separation from their husbands and were lured back from Spain to Gujrat where they were strangled and shot on Friday night.
Police said that Urooj Abbas, 21, and Anisa Abbas, 23, were allegedly killed for refusing to bring their husbands — cousins from forced marriages — to Spain. They were severely tortured and shot dead in Gujrat district.
Farah Mazhar, 64, was living with her young adopted son Fahad and a daughter. She suffered a bullet wound in the stomach and was taken to a nearby hospital by her daughter but could not survive.
The shooters claimed that the woman wanted to marry her cousin Waqas, brother of Abbas, who was living in Italy but her brother opposed it. According to the report, the brother wanted her sister to marry a well-educated person, but she refused.
Police said the accused, Shahzaib Khan, contracted marriage with Mashal Fatima and Allah had blessed him with a baby girl, Jannat, born seven days ago. Police said the suspect was angry with his wife for giving birth to a girl.
The children aged between four and 12 years were playing near the tank in Mohmand district when the walls collapsed on them on Saturday, Abdullah Mohmand, spokesperson of the state-owned Rescue 1122 in the district, told Xinhua news agency.