KASUR: A man allegedly chopped off the foot of his minor son on Monday at his home in village Hussain Khanwala in the jurisdiction of Pattoki Police Station.

Police said they arrested suspect Muhammad Sharif and registered a case against him.

Sharif took the step when he found his two sons quarreling over some issue. This enraged Sharif who drew an axe lying in the house and struck it at the leg of his son, Saleem, 12. He was rushed to hospital where doctors told the family that one foot of Saleem had been chopped off.

Later, Saleem was referred to Lahore Jinnah Hospital owing to his critical condition.

Police arrested Sharif on the complaint of Muhammad Ibrahim, the uncle of Saleem, and seized the weapon from him.

Published in Dawn, August 28th, 2018