Two teenaged sisters, Shamia and Khalida, told Yar Hussain police that three armed men broke into their house in Mera Bakakhel while their family was asleep. The men opened fire and killed their parents, three sisters and one-year-old niece.
SHO Qazi Asmat said that the sisters have accused three brother-in-laws for the crime. Asmat said that initial investigation revealed that the women Naseem Bibi, her one-year-old daughter Raina, Anjuman Bibi and Naqraz Bibi had separated from their husbands and were living with their parents.
“The family was living in a two-room house with no boundary wall or gate. The girls who remained unharmed were in another room,” said the police official, adding that the women had asked their husbands for a divorce. According to the sisters, the family had been living in isolation for the last 10 years.