HAFIZABAD -A young man shot dead his newly-wed wife and later committed suicide by shooting himself here on Monday.

According to police source, Masti Khan, a resident of Chakiwala tied the knot with Zareena Bibi, a resident of Mustafabad about 15 days back. However, the couple failed to developed good relations due allegedly due to her dubious character.

On Monday, Masti Khan took his wife Zareena Bibi along to Mustafabad on the pretext of meeting her parents. On the way he allegedly shot at and killed her on the spot and later also committed suicide by shooting himself with the pistol.

The police have shifted the dead bodies to the morgue for autopsy.