rawalpindi - A man shot dead his sister-in-law and injured his wife over domestic dispute at Naz Cinema area in the limits of Police Station Banni, informed police yesterday.

Rescue 1122 brought the deceased Asma Norin and injured Talat Norin to hospital for post-mortem and medical treatment while the killer identified as Waqas Haider managed to flee from crime scene, police said. Police registered a murder case and started investigation. Station House Officer (SHO) Police Station Banni Sub Inspector Muhammad Tufail said that the lady Talat Norin had sued her husband Waqas Haider in a court of law in Taxila and had been living in a rented house in Naz Cinema without bringing it into notice of her husband.

He said that Talat Norin along with her sister Asma returned home after attending a court hearing when Waqas also reached there and started arguments with the ladies. The man pulled out his pistol and opened indiscriminate firing at them and as a result Asma died on the spot while Talat Norin sustained bullet injuries. She was brought to a hospital where her condition was stated to be critical.

The killer managed escape from the scene while police were searching him after filing a case against him, he said.