24-year old Hira was murdered three days before her marriage in Lahore’s Gulberg on Friday. Police announced on Sunday that the murderer of Hira was identified as her brother-in-law. The murderer, Ahsan, called her sister-in-law in the park near her house in Lahore’s Gulberg neighborhood.
She was found dead near her house. Ahsan remained in the custody of police until his four days remand. Police arrested the murderer from the Eminabad town in Gujranwala district. Police also recovered the murder weapon from him.
Murderer Ahsan confessed that he likes her and wanted to marry her but she rejected him. When the date of Hira’s marriage approached he couldn’t stop himself and asked her to meet him near the park. He shot her there and left the scene.
Deceased father Riaz Hussain registered an FIR. Police tracked the murderer by checking the call history of Hira and it turned out that her brother in law is the murderer.