TOBA TEK SINGH: A man allegedly shot his married sister and her daughter dead for “honour” at Khurrianwala, Chak 104 RB, Faisalabad, on Sunday.

According to the FIR registered under sections 302 and 311 of the Pakistan Penal Code, complainant Akram stated that his wife Azra Bibi and daughter Rabia were allegedly kidnapped by a local, Imdad, a couple of months back.

The complainant lodged a kidnap case against Imdad, but the mother and the daughter stated in the court that they were not kidnapped by him, and the case was quashed.

However, he said, later some locals intervened and after reconciliation between the two sides, his wife had daughter returned home.

He said her wife’s brother Shahbaz was annoyed at Azra and Rabia for giving a statement in favour of Imdad in the court.

As per the FIR, on early Sunday morning, Shahbaz entered Akram’s house by scaling the boundary wall and opened indiscriminate fire, killing Azra and Rabia one the spot.

Police sources say that the woman had actually eloped and the suspect harboured grudge against his sister for ‘tarnishing the family’s honour’.

Police are conducting raids to arrest the suspect.

MURDER CASE: Shorkot city police on Sunday registered a case under sections 302, 109 and 34 of the PPC against four suspects for murdering press club president and senior journalist Muhammad Younis Nomi on Saturday evening.

Complainant Muhammad Waqar, son of the deceased journalist, stated in the FIR that his father was in litigation with the prime suspect, Naseer Nawab, over a piece of farmland.

He said Nawab and his three accomplices shot his father dead over the land dispute.

Police said that one of the suspects had been arrested, while raids were being conducted to arrest others.

13 BOOKED: As many as 13 persons were booked on Sunday for violation of anti-dengue protocols, of them two were arrested on the spot.

As per officials, the action was taken by District Health Authority Programme Coordinator for Epidemics Control Dr Zulqarnian after inspecting junkyards, tyre shops, under-construction buildings etc.

During the inspection, he got registered cases against 13 persons over non-compliance of anti-dengue protocols. Two of the suspects were arrested by police.

KILLED: An employee of a multi-national beverage company was crushed to death by a car after he fell on road from a moving loaded truck used for supplying beverages.

As per Rescue 1122 officials, the truck was on Canal Road, Faisalabad, when a company employee, Shafiq (30), fell from it on the road and was crushed to death by a car.

Meanwhile, a man died in a head-on collision between a car and a motorcycle at Faisalabad. According to Rescue 1122 officials, a biker, Sharif (48), was seriously injured in the collision on Gutt Wala-Sahianwala Expressway. He was shifted to the DHQ hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

SUICIDE: A youth committed suicide by slitting his wrists allegedly after the girl he wanted to marry rejected the proposal in Faisalabad’s Rasoolpura locality on Sunday.

According to Rescue 1122 Amir Jan Masih (24), a resident of Pipewala Pul area along Canal Road was being rushed to the DHQ hospital when he died because of excessive bleeding.

Published in Dawn, August 29th, 2022

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