LAHORE: The wife and the mother-in-law of victim Faizan, who was killed by CIA spy Raymond Davis last year, were killed at their residence allegedly by Faizanís father-in-law over a domestic dispute in the Township Police limits on Monday noon.
Police removed the bodies to morgue for autopsy but no case was registered till the filing of this report. The accused is also at large.Zohra, the wife of victim Faizan, and his mother-in-law, Nabila, were residents of 51-B-I Johar Town. A police officer claimed that the victims were murdered by Faizanís father-in-law, Shahzad Butt, over the issue of second marriage of Zohra. The victim Zohra is survived by minor son.
The police official added the family members used to quarrel with each other over the same issue. The domestic dispute turned violent on Monday after which Shahzad opened fire at his wife in the presence of his five daughters. Zohra tried to escape but thee accused followed her and killed her in the street. After killing both women, the accused fled.
Locals of the area, after hearing bullet shots, informed the police. A Rescue official said that both women were found dead in a pool of blood. He added that forensic experts of the Lahore Police had collected forensic evidence from the crime scene and removed the bodies to morgue.
The police also cordoned off the entire area and started search for the accused. A local said that Faizanís family had shifted to Johar Town recently after he was killed by US spy Raymond Davis on January 27, 2011 at Mozang Chungi, Lahore.
Sub-inspector Iqbal of Township Police said that Faizanís mother-in-law Nabila wanted the second marriage of her widow daughter with a man settled in Dubai but her husband Shahzad Butt did not agree.
The daughters of the accused have also recorded their statements before the police that their father had killed their mother and sister. SP Operations Athar Waheed said it had been initially confirmed that the women had been killed by Shahzad Butt. He added that the relatives of victim family had also stated before the police that the accused and victim used to quarrel.