Gujrat man shoots dead cousin for spurning marriage

GUJRAT: A man shot dead his cousin Sunday night for spurning his proposal of marriage here in the city's Guliana neighbourhood, police said, adding that they had arrested him. According to police, Shehzad Masih of Guliana's Qadir Colony opened fire on his maternal cousin, Saima Masih, after she declined his proposal of marriage. The alleged murderer fled afterwards. Upon the request of the deceased's brother, Shahid Masih, police filed a first information report (FIR) and arrested Shehzad along with his weapon. An investigation into the case was subsequently opened.

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