KHAIRPUR : Two love birds were shot dead for honour in village Zahid Bhambhan in the jurisdiction of Peer Wasan Police Station on Tuesday.

According to details, Shahzado Lashari fired at his niece Aneela Lashari and her paramour Jafar Hussain. Karo kari is stated to be the cause of the killings.

Police has claimed that it has arrested Shahzado along with his rifle.

Police handed over the bodies to the relatives after completion of legal formalities. However, FIR had not been registered till the filing of this story.

4 die, 10 wounded in road accident  

Four youth died, while 10 others were wounded in a road accident near Sui Gas bus stop here on Tuesday. According to details, a car heading to Sukkur from Karachi, when reached near Sui Gas bus stop at Mehan on National Highway, collided with a passenger coach, which was coming from the opposite side. Resultantly four youngsters, travelling in the car, namely Abid Ali Lund,  Atif Ali Lund, Sajid Ali Lund and Muharram Ali Rajper died on the spot while 10 passengers of the bus were injured.

They were brought to the Civil Hospital, Khairpur for treatment while bodies of the dead ones were handed over to their relatives after legal formalities.

The deceased belonged to village Wali Dad Lund near Kumb. 

Sui Gas police took the coach into possession, while driver of the coach escaped from the spot.

Three sentenced to life in prison over murder

 Three persons, nominated in a murder case, were sentenced to life in prison by a local court here on Tuesday. According to details, First Additional District and Session Judge Khairpur Ashiq Ali Ghauri, while pronouncing verdict in the murder case of Imtiaz Ali Lashari, sentenced three persons, Jinsar Lashari, Gulzar Lashari and Talib Lashari to life imprisonment.

The court also imposed a fine of Rs100000/each.

The court further decreed that in case non-payment of the fine, the accused would stay six months more in the prison.

The charge against them was that they had killed Imtiaz Lashari three years ago in village Misali of taluka Nara in the jurisdiction of Sorah police station over old enmity.