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Man kills wife, his cousin `for honour`

SUKKUR: A man allegedly shot dead his wife and cousin in Mian Bakhsh Dasti village within the limits of the Dodapur police station ofGarhiKherotalukain Jacobabad district on Friday.

The suspect, Sanaullah Dasti, fled the area after committing thedouble murder, the police said.

They said Dasti was suspicious about his wife`s close friendship with his cousin, Mumtaz Ali Dasti.

On Friday, he shot dead both of them in the name of honour, the police said.

A hunt was under way for thesuspect, they added.

The police took the man`s body to the Garhi Khero Hospital and that of the woman to the Jacobabad Civil Hospital for postmortem examination. Later, they were handed over to their respective heirs.-Correspondent