BAHAWALPUR

A man gunned down his brother and niece in the name of honour and later surrendered to the police here the other day.

As per details, Iqbal, a resident of suburban Tibba Bahadur Sher area had eloped with his niece Nadia Bibi, daughter of his elder brother Aamir Khan and went to Rawalpindi.

However, Iqbal's father Juma and brother Aamir Khan brought both of them back to home. They were sitting in their house to settle the issue when Iqbal's elder brother Anwar lost temper and fired gunshots on his brother and niece, killing Nadia Bibi and Iqbal on spot. Later, he went to the Satellite Town Police Checkpost and surrendered himself.

On the occasion, Anwar informed that both his brother and niece had brought disgrace to the family through their shameful act, adding that he had no regret or remorse for the killings.

On the other hand, Juma and the deceased girl's mother said that neither they wanted any legal action, nor autopsy of the dead bodies.

On information, City circle DSP Chaudhry Shafqat Atta, Baghdadul Jadeed Police SHO Azeem Bhatti, Satellite Town Police-Post In-Charge rushed to the spot and shifted the dead bodies to hospital for medico-legal formalities.