Lahore: College teacher among 11 killed across city
LAHORE: Eleven people, including a woman, were killed in different incidents across the provincial metropolis on Thursday.
In the first incident, a private college teacher was found dead in a drain on Shershah Road near Raiwind.
According to police, 28-year-old Malik Khan, a resident of Hafiz Abad, was allegedly killed by his student over a monetary dispute.
The Racecourse Police registered a case against the alleged killer Shahid Amin of Gojra and his accomplice Abdul Rehman on the complaint of deceased’s father Muhammad Mansha.
On receiving relevant information, police traced the suspects and arrested them. The body was shifted to morgue for autopsy.
In a separate incident, a father of three committed suicide by shooting himself in a temple in the precincts of Ichra. Police claimed that Dr Khurram Riaz, a resident of Zaildar Park, ended his life over a property dispute with his parents.
He had been demanding his share in family property for some time. Disheartened by his father’s constant refusal to give him his share in the property, Khurram locked himself in a room and shot himself. The family immediately shifted him to a nearby hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.
In another incident, a headless body in a sack was found from a graveyard in the limits of Hanjarwal police. Police registered a case against unidentified persons.
Separately, a 55-year-old woman was crushed to death by an unidentified speeding vehicle in the jurisdiction of Kahna police.
The deceased was identified as Shamim Bibi, a resident of Soye Asal, who was trying to cross the road when an unidentified speeding vehicle coming from behind knocked her down.
Similarly, 45-year-old Ishaq Ahmed, resident of Barki Village, was also crushed to death by an a speeding car in the Hadyara police precincts, while 45-year-old Amaanat, resident of Nawankot area, who was knocked down and injured by a car in Wahdat Colony Police area a few days ago, died at a local hospital on Thursday due to his injuries.
Police handed the bodies of these three deceased persons to their families after registering cases against unknown drivers of the vehicles that had hit them.
Meanwhile, six bodies of unidentified men were found from different areas of the provincial capital, namely Lower Mall, Bund Road Islampura, Shadbagh, Bhaati Gate, Australia Chowk and Gulberg.
Police claimed that all six men were addicts and died due to excessive use of drugs.