Okara: 4 booked on the charges of trying to kill
OKARA: Police on Saturday night booked four people on the charges of trying to kill their 18-year-old cousin and throwing her in Lower Bari Doab Canal. Miran Bibi d/o Wazir Ali of Chak 50/3-R left her house after a dispute with her family. In the meantime, Cantonment policemen, who were patrolling the area, saw Miran Bibi and took her to police station. After getting information from her about her family, police called them to the police station. Her cousins Allah Ditta, Muhammad Sadiq, Sikandar and Abdus Sattar reached the police station and took their cousin with them.
Near Chak 2/4-L, they strangled their cousin and threw her into the canal considering her dead. Meanwhile, a Sadr police party reached the area while patrolling the area and saw the girl in the canal, struggling for her life. SI Muhammad Sarwar and other policemen rescued her and took her to the police station where she narrated the incident to them. The girl was not ready to return to her house as she was frightened of second attempt on her life. Further investigations are under way.