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Man shoots dead pregnant wife

Man shoots dead pregnant wife

Jan 10, 2013 - 19:04

CHARIKAR (PAN): A man shot dead his pregnant wife and a child in Qarabagh district of Kabul province, an official said on Thursday.

Mohammad Hanif Siddiqui, the district chief told Pajhwok Afghan News, the man had a verbal dispute with his spouse.

He killed his 30-year-old wife along with a two-year-old son, the official said, adding the killer managed to escape after wounding two more relatives.

Amrullah, a criminal investigation official, quoted a relative of the killer as saying that the victim had been warned against going to her father’s home but she did not heed the warning.