Woman drowns after jumping into Chenab

Published August 11, 2022
NAROWAL: Rescue 1122 divers search for the body of the woman at Head Marala. — Dawn
NAROWAL: Rescue 1122 divers search for the body of the woman at Head Marala. — Dawn

NAROWAL: A woman committed suicide by jumping into the Chenab over a domestic dispute at Dhanna village.

According to Rescue spokesman Muhammad Waseem, couple Maryam Bibi and Muhammad Butta used to quarrel due to poverty, inflation and unemployment.

Maryam Bibi, fed up with the daily domestic quarrel, committed suicide by jumping from the bridge of Head Marala in the Chenab.

Locals informed the Rescue 1122 about the incident. A team was searching for the body till the filing of the report.

SHOT DEAD: A man allegedly killed his niece in the name of honour at Shahpur Jatan village of Shakargarh tehsil on Wednesday.

Samra Bibi (22), daughter of Allah Ditta, was shot dead by her uncle Muhammad Boota.

According to sources, Boota suspected that his niece had an alleged affair with a youth of the area.

On Wednesday, the suspect shot her dead and managed his escape.

A Norkot police team reached the spot and shifted the body to Shakargarh Tehsil Headquarters Hospital for autopsy.

Police spokesman Aitzaz Bashir said Narowal District Police Officer Asad Sarfraz Khan took notice of the incident and ordered immediate arrest of the suspect.

A team, led by the Norkot station house officer, has been formed to arrest the suspect.

Published in Dawn, August 11th, 2022

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