Five of family killed in Swabi over marriage dispute

PESHAWAR: Five persons of a family were killed and two others injured over a marriage dispute at Qab Ghani village in Swabi district.

A Spokesman of Swabi police told APP on Monday that accused Fazal Amin shot dead five persons of a family including his uncle Jamil Ahmed, his wife Zarqia, brother-in-law Javed Ahmed, his wife Mst Nizakat and nephew Aryan.

Police said the sister of the accused, who had married by choice some eight years ago, had returned to her native place a few days ago.

The accused on information of her arrival went to his sister’s in-laws residence late Sunday night and opened indiscriminate firing on her family members, killing five on the spot.The injured were identified as Farhan son of Javed Ahmed and a woman.

Police have registered a case.