Lahore: Newborn dies through doctor’s ‘negligence’
LAHORE: A 15–day–old baby boy died through alleged negligence of a doctor at a private clinic in the Defence–A police jurisdiction on Monday. Police have registered a case against Doctor Ali and his assistant under Section 319 of PPC with no arrest so far. One Muhammad Babar Ali, a resident of Chungi Amr Sidhu, visited the private clinic of Doctor Ali for circumcision of his son named Ali. The doctor administered an injection which reacted and claimed the life of the baby.
The family of the baby gathered on a road and staged a protest demonstration. Police reached there and assured them of justice. Police also conducted a raid but the accused managed to flee. woman killed: A mother of two was shot dead by unidentified killers at her house in the Nawab Town police area on Monday.
The victim was identified as Takmeela, a resident of Nawab Town. A police official said that the victim’s husband had been living abroad for the last many years and she was living with her two children at the said house. On the day of the incident, she was alone at home when some unidentified persons barged into the house and shot her dead.
As the children reached home from school, they found their mother in a pool of blood. They started screaming, over which, locals gathered and informed police. Police have removed the body to morgue after collecting evidence and registered a case against unidentified killers.
Police have ruled out the incident as robbery–cum–murder, saying that everything at home was found intact. Police have suspected the involvement of some acquaintance of the victim’s family in the incident.
Helpline Centre: Capital City Police Officer (CCPO) Ahmad Raza Tahir has ordered establishment of Police Helpline Centre on The Mall near Masjid-e-Shuhda for active assistance of traders and citizens of Lahore.
He was talking a 25-member delegation of Mall Road Traders Association on Monday. The CCPO informed the media that the centre would promptly help traders, citizens and buyers in case of any law and order emergency.
Ahmed Raza Tahir also directed the Traffic Police to ensure smooth flow of traffic on The Mall especially during peak hours. He said the Lahore police required cooperation of the people and the trader community to bring about positive change in Thana culture.
DIG Operations Ghulam Mehmood Dogar, SSP Operations Sajjad Hussain Manj, SSP Discipline and Inspection Shariq Kamal, SSP Administration Sarfraz Falki, Chief Traffic Officer Dr Usman Anwar, Director Public Relations (DPR) Rai Nazar Hayat, SP Civil Lines Umar Saeed and Mall Road Traders Association President Sohail Mehmood Butt were also present.
Talking on occasion, the Mall Road Traders Association members assured that Lahore business community was prepared to extend its wholehearted cooperation to Lahore police in maintenance of law and order.