LAHORE, July 6: The Shadbagh police on Friday registered a case against more than 130 people for damaging windowpanes of vehicles during protest on Ring Road.

Residents of Shadbagh blocked Ring Road for not providing facility of U-Turn, which had resulted in several road accidents.

During agitation the protesters damaged windowpanes of several vehicles but dispersed before the police arrival.

Dies of torture: 42-year-old robbery suspect, who was shifted to Lahore General Hospital by the police some days ago, died of torture wounds at the hospital on Friday.

Relatives of the deceased Zamir Shah of Baghbanpura lodged strong agitation at the hospital alleging that he was tortured by the CIA Cant police.

Mother of two, Rehana told reporters that CIA North Cant police led by ASI Ismail picked up her husband Zamir from her house a week ago and subjected him to severe torture which led to his death.

She said Zamir had been involved in crime before marriage in 1993. He later began his business in Karachi but his past always haunted him.

The police, however, denied allegation saying he died of disease.

The body was sent to the city morgue for autopsy.

More From This Section

Mid-April rain a joy for people, misery for farmers

LAHORE: Freak rain, heavy at places, and windstorm in the plains of Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Friday...

Prolonged wet spell may hit wheat

LAHORE: With wheat ready for harvest, Punjab Minister for Agriculture Farrukh Javed on Friday asked people to pray...

Aitchison principal quits

LAHORE: Aitchison College Principal Shamim Saifullah Khan has preferred resigning from his office than allowing 70...

PU VC’s wife to head Law College

LAHORE: Punjab University Law College Associate Professor Dr Shazia Qureshi has been appointed principal of the...


Comments are closed.
Explore: Indian elections 2014
Explore: Indian elections 2014
How much do you know about Indian Elections?
How much do you know about Indian Elections?
Cartoons
E-PAPER
Front Page