GUJRAT: A young farm worker lost his life while recording a TikTok video in a canal near Phiphara village in Mandi Bahauddin district on Sunday.

Rescue officials said Suleman, a resident of Muzaffarnagar district, had been working at the farm house of a landlord in Katowal village.

He went to a nearby village and jumped into the canal to record a TikTok video. As soon as he jumped into the canal, his head hit a stone in the water, causing an injury. As a result, he drowned.

Rescue 1122 recovered the body and handed it over to the youth’s family.

Meanwhile, some locals caught a motorcycle lifter red-handed in Malakwal town and handed him over to police.

Reports said the thief, later identified as Nasir, was trying to steal a motorcycle in Mohallah Rajgan where the locals overpowered him.

Police have detained the suspect.

Published in Dawn, August 1st, 2022

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