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Couple shot dead by freewill marriage in Swabi

web hamari: A man and his wife who were recently married of their own free will were shot dead in the Pabeni area in Swabi on Wednesday morning, reported ARY News.

According to the police, the couple was shot to death by the father and brother of the girl in his residence. The identity of the deceased wife and husband could not yet be determined. The men fled the scene spraying the couple with bullets in their house.

Police said they had searched the case and chased the culprits to arrest them.

In a similar incident five days ago, a couple was shot dead for marrying of their own free will in Rawalpindi.

Police said unidentified assailants in a car opened fire on the couple identified as Akhlaq and her husband Ramsha, seriously injuring them. They succumbed to gunshot wounds on the spot.

Police said the couple had recently tied the knot of their own will.

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