Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Operations Faisalabad, Sadiq Dogar told media persons that during investigation, it was revealed that a man named Qasim shot dead his wife and five children first and later shot himself. He said that the incident occurred due to domestic dispute. He further added that the deceased woman named Asia was Qasim’s second wife and he suspected her character due to which the incident occurred. The deceased children were identified as Asif, Marryam, Ali Raza, Riaz and Ayesha. All the dead bodies were shifted to Allied hospital for post-mortem
The villagers said they did not hear any gunshot sounds. Local people said they found the bodies, after they forced into the house in the morning when the inmates did not open the door.
Police said the case seems to be suicidal in nature as the man took his life after killing his wife and children overnight. However, real motives behind the killings would be determined after post-mortem of the bodies, the police said. INP