TAXILA: A woman’s head was forcibly shaved by three men in Mohallah Gheela Khurd falling under the jurisdiction of Taxila police station on Saturday over a petty issue.

The woman reported to the police that she had exchanged some hot words with a man over some petty dispute. Later, he, along with his two companions, stormed into her house and attempted to assault her.

When she screamed, they tied her and shaved her head after which they successfully fled from the scene. A case has been registered against the accused.

In a separate incident, Taxila police launched a massive combing of the area to get rid of illegal immigrants.

During the search operation in Sarai Khola area, four illegal Afghan immigrants identified as Wali Khan, Imran Khan, Naymat Khan and Noor Mohammad were arrested, and a case was registered against them under the relevant sections of the Foreign Act.