LAHORE - A man slaughtered his 22-year-old daughter in the name of honour in Nishtar Colony, police sources said on Tuesday. The killer is still at large while the police have registered a murder against him and are investigating.
Muhammad Rasheed slit the throat of his daughter Shahida at his house near Dolam Stop in Nishtar Colony. Shahida was rushed to hospital but died on the way. The family told the investigators the deceased had a relationship with a man. Police handed over the body to the family after the autopsy. Further investigation was underway.
Two die in accidents
Two persons, including a teen boy, were killed in road accidents in different parts of the provincial capital on Tuesday, police said. A 30-year-old woman, unidentified so far, was crossing the road in Shafiqabad when a recklessly driven vehicle ran over her, resulting in her death on the spot. The driver along with the driven fled away. Police are investigating.
In another incident, a 13-year-old boy was crushed to death under a passenger bus at Ferozepur in Naseerabad. Police have arrested the bus driver. An eyewitness told the police that the boy, yet to be identified, was walking alongside the road when a bus hit him from the rear side.