TAXILA: Police arrested a man accused of shooting to death his wife whereas a girl was raped in two separate incidents in the jurisdictions of Hazro and Wah Saddar police stations on Monday.

In the first incident, Hazro police arrested an Afghan national, who shot dead his wife Kalsoom Bibi, a mother of four, over a domestic dispute in Jehan Banda village in Ghourghushti town on Oct 10. Police registered a case against him and arrested him on Monday.

Separately, a man allegedly raped a girl in the jurisdiction of Wah Saddar police station. The victim reported to police that a man came to her house and as he found her alone, he raped her and escaped. Police, after medical examination, which confirmed the rape, registered a case against the suspect and launched further investigation.

Meanwhile, The Attock district administration imposed heavy fines on the management of five marriage halls over violations of instructions of the government during a crackdown launched on Thursday.

In line with special directives of Deputy Commissioner Hassan Waqar Cheema, Assistant Commissioner Saman Abbas launched a crackdown against those involved in violating government instructions and standard operating procedures (SOPs).

Published in Dawn, November 1st, 2022

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