SIALKOT/JHANG

Five armed men kidnapped a labourer’s daughter at gunpoint from her house in village Sattoky-Daska amidst presence of local residents on Wednesday.

According to the eye witnesses, the armed kidnappers forcibly bundled the girl into a car and fled away. Daska Saddar police have registered a case with no arrest or clue so far in this regard.

On the other side, Sialkot police have claimed to arrest two proclaimed offenders (POs) Ejaz and Fahad. DPO Shehzad Asif Khan said that the accused were wanted in several heinous natured cases including murder, robbery dacoity and kidnapping. Police have sent the accused behind bars.

Likewise, Federal Investigation Agency arrested a human trafficker-turned-proclaimed offender namely Naeem Iqbal. The accused had been running black business of sending people abroad illegally after extorting big amounts by showing them the golden dreams of their lucid future abroad. He was wanted by the FIA in more than two dozen cases of human trafficking and had been declared proclaimed offender in 2008.

In Jhang, a young man gunned down his friend over exchange of harsh words. Muhammad Javaid son of Muhammad Yar, a resident of Muhammadi Sharif, opened indiscriminate firing on his friend Muhammad Aslam killing him on the spot and managed to escape from the scene.

After autopsy police handed over dead body to heir and registered a case against nominated accused and were investigating. In another mishap a woman was killed. Allah Juwai, wife of Muhammad Ramzan, their sons Nasir, Allah Ditta and Mumtaz were asleep in their home at Kot Muhammad Yar. The roof of their room collapsed, resultantly Allah Juwai died on the spot while other three children sustained injuries and were admitted to hospital.

In separate mishaps took place in different parts of Jhang, at least five people including a woman were killed and six others sustained serious injuries. On Jhang-Multan road near Kot Khaira, a motorcyclist was crushed to death. Abdul Gahfoor, a resident of Kot Khaira, was going on his bike when his bike collided with a passenger van. Resultantly, he sustained critical wounds and breathed his last on the spot.

On Jhang-Faisalabad Road, another motorcycle rider was killed. Two factory workers Shan Ali and Tahir of Chak 223 JB were returning from Faisalabad on bike when on the way their bike collided with a truck and as a result Shan Ali died on the scene while Tahir received serious injuries and was admitted to Allied Hospital Faisalabad in serious condition.

On Jhang-Chiniot Road near Tahli Mangini, a motorcycle rider was killed. Muhammad Iqbal, Ahmed Yar and Shamim Bibi of Adda Khoi Wala were going to Bhuwana on a bike. Near Adda Tahli Mangini, a tractor-trolley coming from behind hit them. Resultantly, they fell down and sustained serious injuries. Due to head injury Muhammad Iqbal expired on the spot while Ahmed Yar and Shamim were shifted to Allied Hospital Faisalabad in serious condition.