HAFIZABAD - A free-will marriage girl was gunned down allegedly in the name of ‘honour’ here in Akhtar Town on Saturday.

According to police source, the girl —- Mobeen — a resident of Dauloo village had contracted a free-will marriage with Babar Ali about eighteen months back. Her decision had annoyed her parents and had turned relations between the couple and the parents sour. However, her maternal uncle intervened and reconciled the couple with the girl’s mother. On Saturday, when Mobeen was passing through the street, two bike-riders allegedly opened indiscriminate firing, killing her on the spot. The police with no arrest and have shifted the dead body to the city morgue for autopsy.