Lahore: Small-time singer found dead
LAHORE: A 35-year-old woman died at Services Hospital on Saturday evening, after she was brought there under the influence of liquor and bitter torture, the police said.
The police said the woman had been identified as Gurya, a small time singer, and resident of Block 3, Sabzazar. She had three children, the police added. Gurya’s relatives told the police that her husband, Tanveer, had left her some time ago. The family said they never knew for whom and where Gurya used to sing. The police said the excessive use of liquor had caused her death.
According to the police, a girl identified as Majiha had brought Gurya to the hospital and immediately left the place. The hospital sources said Gurya had been admitted to the medical ward at 846am on Saturday and died on the same day at 730pm. Dr Kanwal wrote in Gurya’s medical report that she had four cuts on different parts of her face and there were signs that she had been beaten before being killed. She had a cut on the chin, two on both sides of her face and one on her lower lip, the report stated.
The police said the body had been sent for an autopsy. The police did not register a case till the filing of this report, as a dispute of jurisdiction was underway among the police officials.
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