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Tangwani man kills wife on first night of marriage over suspicion of 'illicit relationship'

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  • Nooruddin reportedly shot his newly-wed wife as he believed she was involved in 'haram', or unlawful, relationship with another man
  • Police shifted the body to a local hospital, saying raids were underway to search for and arrest the suspect
  • Suspect managed to escape arrest and fled before he could be detained by police


SUKKUR: A man allegedly killed his wife on the first night of their marriage here in the Tangwani town of Sindh's Kashmore-Kandhkot district over suspicions of her being in an "illicit relationship", it emerged on Thursday.

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Nooruddin Tanghwani — the suspect and a resident of Saifal Nidvani village in the Kashmore-Kandhkot district — shot dead Shabbira, his newly-wed wife, whom he had married Wednesday, the reports indicated.

It was alleged that Tanghwani allegedly murdered Shabbira because he thought she was involved in a 'haram', or unlawful, relationship with another man. However, the suspect managed to escape arrest and fled before he could be apprehended.

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The Jamal police station shifted the body to the local hospital for relevant procedures, saying they were conducting raids to search for and arrest the suspect.