Lahore: Man killed over sorcery
LAHORE: A 50-year-old man was killed by his relatives over allegations of applying black magic on a girl in the Nishtor Colony police area on Thursday. The victim was identified as Haji Muhammad Aslam, a resident of Nishtor Colony. According to police, the victim’s nephew Shabbir had alleged that his uncle had cast magical spell on his (Shabbir’s) daughter Sadia.
On the day of the incident, Haji Aslam visited the house of his nephew at Attari village to tackle the issue but both exchanged harsh words. Later, Shabbir allegedly tortured and injured Aslam.
He was rushed to hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. Police have registered a case against three accused Shabbir, Nawaz and Bilal. Police have removed the body to morgue.