Woman killed, her brother-in-law injured in firing

District

SHIKARPUR: A woman was killed and her brother-in-law injured in the firing by her irate husband in village Maroon Kakepoto within the jurisdiction of Garhiyaseen police station on Sunday.

According to a report, Tanzeem Ali Kakepoto opened fire with a TT pistol on his younger brother Tahseen Kakepoto over a petty family matter, but his wife Moomal, 30, tried to save her brother-in-law and received serious bullet injury. As a result, she died while her brother-in-law sustained bullet injuries.

The area police with the help of villagers shifted the body and the injured to RBUT Civil Hospital Shikarpur for medico-legal formalities and treatment, respectively. Later, the injured was referred to Larkana hospital due to his precarious condition. The accused Tanzeem fled to unknown destination after the incident. No FIR could be lodged till filing this report.

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