Hafizabad: Woman among three killed
HAFIZABAD: Three persons including a woman were killed while five others injured in two different incidents here on Wednesday. One Muhammad Arif, who was abducted by Mustafa, Murtaz, Saifullah ans others a week ago from Kot Panah. He was allegedly tortured to death by the accused and his mutilated body was found from Rahgo Syeda on Wednesday. The Saddar Police have registered a case against 6 accused including Nustafa, Murtaza Chattha and others.
According to police source, the accused who belong to influential clan, had suspected that deceased Arif had stolen their cow. Hence, they abducted him and took him to village Rahgo Syedan where they mercilessly tortured him and later, threw acid on the body. The body was sent to the city morgue for post mortem.
Meanwhile, seven members of a marriage party while returning from Lahore met with a fatal accident near Khanqah Dogran Interchange. As per report, a speeding truck hit the wagon. As a result, Aftab Ahmad and Amina died on the spot while Irshad, Arslan, Mursleen, Shaista sustained serous injuries. They were shifted to DHQ Hospital, Hafizabad. All the deceased and injured belonged to Hafizabad city. The police have registered a case against the truck driver.
Moreover, a dead body of a 70-year-old woman was recovered by the villagers from Jhang Branch Canal near Wochhoke. The dead body was located by the villagers floating in the canal and later handed over it to the police. The body has yet not been identified.