KARACHI: An elderly man committed suicide by shooting himself after killing his disabled wife in the city on Tuesday.
According to police, the incident occurred in the Yousaf Goth area of Sarjani town in Karachi when 70-year-old Haji Mumtaz shot dead his 65-year-old wife Hayat Bibi who was physically disabled.
Mumtaz then committed suicide with the same weapon.
The elderly couple were living with their son and his wife who were not home at the time of the incident.
The heir explained they could not find any reason why his father would murder and commit suicide as he could not think of any issue between the couple.
The police have initiated an investigation after a postmortem was performed on the bodies.