Accused in triple murder case held in Nowshera

By Our Correspondent
June 16, 2024
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NOWSHERA: The police claimed to have arrested the accused involved in the killing of his estranged wife and his parents-in-law in Inzari village in Nizampur area in the district on Saturday.


The local police said that one Yasir Zaman had shot dead his wife Ishrat and her mother Gulbaro and father Mir Akbar Khan over some domestic issue.

They said that the accused was trying to flee to Kashmir via Hisartang seasonal stream when the police arrested him along with the weapon used in the crime. The accused had confessed to have murdered his wife and her parents as they were demanding the dowry and he was not able to pay the same. Later, the accused was produced in the local court, which remanded him in police custody for a day.