LAHORE - Two cousins ended their lives by taking poisonous pills because of failure in wooing their family for marriage, the Chung police said Saturday.

The cops said Yawar, 20, and Ghazala, 16, wanted to tie the knot but their family was against the decision. They were taken to hospital Mayo Hospital after they took poisonous pills. The police have sent the bodies to morgue for autopsy.

‘Killer’ killed

Police claimed to have killed the murderer of a constable in a shootout on Saturday in Sabzazar police limits. According to police, a Cantt ASI was on his way to produce decedent Attique in a court when his accomplices ambushed and got the detainee freed. Later, the police got to knowing that Attique hid in a house near Green Park in Sabzazar, the lawmen said adding tha t Led by SHO Faisal, a team raided the house but the accused fired shots at the cops who fought off, killing him on the spot. Cops remain unhurt and the outlaw’s accomplices managed escape.