LAHORE: A constable attempted suicide after allegedly killing his exwife and injuring his sister-in-law in the Sabzazar area on Thursday.
A police official said Constable Awais Ali was posted in Chuhng Police Centre. He exchanged harsh words with his exwife, Rabia, and then opened fire injuring her critically. He also fired shots at his sister-in-law when she tried to rescue Rabia.
He said the constable also attempted suicide by shooting himself.
Some locals alerted police on hearing gunshots. A police team shifted the injured women as well as the constable to hospital where Rabia breathed her last.
Police lodged a case and launched an investigation.
The body has been shifted to the city morgue for autopsy. Staff Reporter