MULTAN: A man shot dead his sister and injured his brother-in-law in the name of honour outside court here on Tuesday for contracting love marriage.
According to the police, Kalsoom had contracted love marriage with Rafaqat a few moths earlier and had come in Multan along with her husband and counsel to record her statement in the Multan bench of Lahore High Court.
Zulqarnain Haider, brother of Kalsoom Bibi opened fire outside the court killing Kalsoom Bibi on the spot and injuring Rafaqat and their counsel.
Kalsoom, who belonged to Rajanpur, had married Ali out of her will some time back, which is why her family had filed a case against the man, police said.
Both the injured were rushed to Nishtar Hospital. Police arrested the accused and recovered arms from him.