A man shot both his wives dead in a drunken rage in Lahore’s Satto Katla on Wednesday. He fled the house after killing them.
The accused has been identified as Riyasat. He killed his wives Nasreen Bibi and Bushra Bibi. The police say he was an alcoholic.
According to the them, Riyasat's second marriage was with his brother’s widow. Both wives resided in the same house and often fought.
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After Riyasat returned home that night, something set off his temper and he opened fire, killing both women.
He has four daughters and two sons from his first wife. His second wife bore him two sons and two daughters.
The police have shifted the bodies to the morgue for postmortem examinations and the search to find the accused is under way.