Man murders entire family then commits suicide in Chakwal

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CHAKWAL: The multiple murders of an entire family have sent shock waves across Chakwal city, where a man committed suicide after killing his wife and four young children in the wee hours of Tuesday.

Before shooting himself dead, the killer-father rang up police emergency call 15 and told the cops that he had murdered his wife and four children – two girls and two boys.

The girls were 16 years and 14 years old while the sons were 13 years and seven years old.

As per the police investigators, the shocking incident took place in Muzdalfa Town in the limits of Chakwal city police station.

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Police said Shafqat Saleem alerted them on 15 and then put a bullet in his head. According to investigators, initial reports suggest that poverty was the likely reason Shafqat Saleem killed his entire family and then shot himself dead.

The police investigators collected evidence from the spot and shifted the bodies to a hospital for further medico-legal action.

Similar incidents have occurred previously although the motives behind them were different.

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