KASUR

Three persons were killed in separate incidents in different areas on Monday.

A man was brutally tortured to death by his rivals in Niaz Nagar, Kasur here on Monday.

According to the police, owners of Good Luck Tanneries had some monetary dispute with Muhammad Akram of Pacca Qilla. On Monday, the tannery owners allegedly called Muhammad Akram from his home and severely tortured him. They fled away, leaving the man in critical condition. He was rushed to hospital but succumbed to injuries before any medical aid. The B-Division Police have started investigation into the incident.

In another incident, an elderly beggar was found dead near Kasur bus terminal. According to police, the deceased was an addict and died of severe cold.

Meanwhile, the dead body of an old man was recovered from new bus terminal on Ferozepur Road. The citizens informed police which sent the dead body to hospital for autopsy. Identity of the deceased could not be ascertained yet.