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DERA GHAZI KHAN: A man died on Monday after five attackers chopped off his arms, lips and nose, taking away his severed limbs with them.

The brutal crime was committed against Allah Ditta, a resident of Mauza Sabra Nachawn in the limits of Gaddai police station.

According to local sources, Allah Ditta was married and had an affair with a married woman of Paiga village, who had earlier eloped with the victim but after intervention of elders of the both families was brought back to her husband’s house.

On Monday, Allah Ditta was again going to the village to meet the woman when five people intercepted him. After overpowering the victim, the attackers chopped off his arms, lips and nose. While fleeing the scene, the assailants took the severed limbs along, leaving the victim in a pool of blood.

The injured man was rushed to Trauma Centre of Ghazi Medical College and teaching hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

Station House Officer Ali Mohammad told Dawn a case had been registered against two relatives of the woman – Iqbal and Allah Divaya – and their three unidentified accomplices.

Published in Dawn, July 19th, 2016