New Jersey Man Accused Of Killing Sister Arrested In Canada

PERTH AMBOY, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a New Jersey man accused of gunning down his sister has been arrested trying to enter Canada with a handgun.

The Canadian Border Patrol apprehended 34-year-old Arun Aftab of Perth Amboy on Monday.

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Earlier in the day, police found his 32-year-old sister, Urooj, shot to death in their home.

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Aftab is charged with murder and weapons offenses. He’s is currently held in Canada and it’s not immediately known if he has a lawyer pending an extradition hearing.

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