MINCHINABAD - A jobless man committed suicide while an elderly man was killed over a minor dispute here the other day.

As per detail, 35-year-old labourer Muhammad Nadeem, a resident of the suburban village Basti Noshehra was unemployed since long and confronted with great difficulties to cater to the needs of his family. Dejected over his inability to feed his children, he committed suicide by consuming poison. He fathered two daughters.

Meanwhile, an elderly man was killed over a minor dispute in the remit of Minchinabad Police. Muhammad Bashir Wattoo, 70, was allegedly stabbed to death by 27-year-old M Riaz Wattoo, after a dustup over a minor dispute in Mauza Landi Dado Aloka. The deceased died on the spot due to fatal injuries. However, the bereaved family forgave the accused.