4 children tortured to death by father
LAHORE: A man tortured four of his children to death and injured two others in the Khairpur Sadaat area of district Muzaffargarh on Monday, Geo News reported. According to the channel, labourer Abdul Salam beat his six children with sticks after which four died and two were severely injured.
The dead were identified as Nadeem, Samia, Khadija and Shabana. The two injured, Shakila and Safia, were shifted to Bahawalpur Victoria Hospital for medical treatment. Salam told the police that he had killed his children due to poverty. On the other hand, Salam’s father said Salam had been suffering from a mental illness and was under treatment. Police have registered a case against the accused on the complaint of the children’s uncle.