Woman killed by neighbour over trifle

GUJRAT: A woman was gunned down by her neighbour over a trifle in Bosal village in the Lalamusa area on Saturday.

Muhammad Maaz told the police he and his wife, Sumaira, would often forbid their neighbour, Saddam Raza Malik, to stay away from roof of their house while chasing his pigeons. But Saddam never listened to them. On Saturday, he again appeared on the roof and Sumaira forbade him once again. Saad got infuriated at it and brought out a gun and opened fire at Sumaira, leaving her dead on the spot.

Saddar Lalamusa police registered a case against the suspect and arrested him.

The deceased is survived by two sons and as many daughters and a husband. Her body was handed over to the family after autopsy at Tehsil Headquarters Hospital Kharian.

Published in Dawn, May 20th, 2018