SHEIKHUPURA/MANDI

BAHAUDDIN/

GUJRANWALA

Four persons including a woman and a minor were killed and eight others including two women were injured in different incidents of violence, enmity and mishaps.

According to details, a man succumbed to severe burns and two others sustained critical burns when a vehicle they were travelling caught fire here near Bhiki-Faisalabad Road. According to details, three people including Ramzan, Ata Muhammad and Shahbaz were on the way to Shahkot in a Suzuki pick-up after refuelling from a filling station near Bhiki. Meanwhile, the van caught fire accidently and its fuel tank burst with a bang. As a result all the three received severe burns and were shifted to DHQ Hospital where Ramzan succumbed to his burns while the two others were referred to Mayo Hospital Lahore in precarious condition. The Bhiki Police are looking into the incident.

Meanwhile, an elderly person identified as Mansha committed suicide by jumping into Upper Gogera Canal near village Makki 460. The motive behind the incident could not be ascertained yet. The Manawala police are looking into the matter. 

In Mandi Bahauddin, a man choked his wife to death. Reportedly, Saeed, a resident of Sarang village Tehsil Phalia was residing in Miana Gondal, Tehsil Malakwal in a rented house with his wife. He himself appeared in Police Station Mina Gondal and informed police that he had strangulated his wife the previous night since she was a bad character woman. Police registered case and arrested the accused. Police moved the dead body to Hospital for autopsy.

Meanwhile, in Gujranwala, man killed his minor brother-in-law and five other injured when he opened firing on his estranged wife. According to details, Neelam, a resident of Baghwala was married off to Faryad some six years ago and they have two children from the wedlock. Some months ago, the couple had developed some differences at which Neelam settled with her parents. Faryad along with his brothers - Rashid and Ashfaq went to his in-laws to bring his wife back but she refused. At which Faryad opened firing killing his minor brother-in-law  while his father-in-law Maqbool, mother-in-law Shamim, his wife Neelam and his real son Umer sustained wounds.