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Burewala double murder suspect shoots himself dead to evade arrest

April 5, 2023 11:07 AM


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A suspect, who had slit the throats of two persons open over some monetary issue, shot himself dead over failure to break the police siege laid to his hideout in Burewala city, Vehari district, reported 24NewsHD TV channel on Wednesday.

According to police, the accused identified as Afzal drank two persons intoxicating tea and then slit their throats open with a sharp-edged knife.

The incident had taken place in 203/EB village in the Gago police precincts the other night. “The accused had also sexually assaulted a 15-year-old boy, one of the persons whom he later killed,” police said.

The police officials investigated in the light of evidence and laid a siege to the hideout of the suspect, asking him to surrender. Fearing arrest, the accused shot himself dead.

Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Umar Farooq Baloch said that the accused had a criminal record, adding that he had also murdered two other persons.

His body was shifted to Tehsil Headquarters (THQ) Hospital for autopsy.



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