killedA police officer has killed his wife in northern Faryab province, officials said on Sunday.

Governor of Qaisar District says that Abdul Ghani, a police officer in this district, killed his wife based on family disputes.

Abdul Jamil Sediqi said that due to the firing Abdul Ghani’s wife died on the spot and their minor daughter sustained injuries. The girl is now receiving medical treatment in provincial hospital in capital Maimana.

Sediqi did not know the motive behind the incident but said that the officer who committed the crime has surrendered this morning and is currently under investigation.

But Farhad who is chief of the District Shura (council) says that Abdul Ghani’s wife had immoral relationship with another person that prompted into her killing.

He said that the husband had heard his wife talking to another person on the phone about their relationship after which she was shot dead.