SAHIWAL: A man critically injured his second wife and her mother before killing himself in the neighbourhood of Muhammadpura, Arifwala, on Sunday.

Later, the mother-in-law died at Sahiwal Teaching Hospital on Monday.

Iftikhar, of Sori Gali, and Sabah were both paramedics at a private hospital when they married. It was Iktikhar’s second marriage. The couple had a daughter.

Later, Sabah got separation from Iftikhar because of domestic problems and started living with her mother. The police say Iftikhar tried to reconcile with Sabah, but she refused to live with him.

On Sunday evening, Iftikhar came to Sabah’s mother’s house, shot both women and later killed himself.

Rescue 1122 shifted the injured women to the Arifwala THQ Hospial, from where his mother-in-law was shifted to the Sahiwal Teaching Hospital, where she died.

GAMES: In the recently concluded 73rd Punjab Games in Lahore, the Sahiwal division won gold medals in Kabbadi and the 100-metre event, as well as one silver medal in volleyball.

According to Chaudhry Abdul Qayum, district sports officer, Sahiwal finished sixth in the Punjab games. In athletics, Shajar Abbas earned a gold medal, and Shahzad was named the best football player.

LAND: The Sahiwal Metropolitan Corporation retrieved a commercial plot of 14 marlas at Committee Chowk. Naeemullah Warraich, chief officer, said the land was handed over to revenue officials.

PROMOTED: Up to 84 constables have been promoted to the post of ASI in the Sahiwal region.

RPO Tayab Hafeez Cheema said 28, 35 and 21 constables were promoted in Sahiwal, Okara, and Pakapattan districts.

Published in Dawn, November 1st, 2022

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