LAHORE: A female journalist working in a local newspaper here was murdered at her office by her husband, after which police registered a first information report (FIR) on Monday.
According to the police, 25-year Urooj was killed as she was attacked with multiple gunshots, one of which went straight to her head, at her office in Qilla Gujjar Singh area of the city.
In the FIR filed by one of her brothers, the victim’s family has alleged that Dilawar, Urooj’s husband, killed their sister due to the fact that she took a separation from him.
According to police, Urooj and Dilawar were colleagues at the newspaper office and had married out of free will seven months ago. However, they recently separated due to personal differences between them.
“Urooj was living in an apartment at Nicholson Road and was murdered on Sunday night,” police said.
The victim’s dead body was shifted to the mortuary by the police whereas they have initiated an investigation into the murder.