QUETTA -A man killed his wife and her alleged paramour in the name of honour in tehsil Usta Muhammad, district Jaffarabad, on Friday.

According to sources, accused Ali Gul in Suba Khan, resident of Jamali area shot dead his wife, her alleged lover and managed to flee from the scene.

Being informed, police rushed to the site and shifted the bodies to a local hospital for medico-legal formalities. Later, the bodies were handed over to heirs for burial.

Sources said the accused has suspected that his wife had illicit relation with another man in the neighbourhood. On seeing them sitting together, he opened indiscriminate fire, killing them both on the spot.

A case has been registered and further investigations were underway.