BAHAWALPUR/SARGODHA/MANDI BAHAUDDIN/SIALKOT/SHEIKHUPURA/ATTOCK-At least 12 persons including three women were killed and 20 other injured in different incidents of enmity, violence and mishaps occurred in different areas.

According to details, in Bahawalpur an addict killed his wife in Chak 68/DB near Yazman over a petty issue here the other day. As per reports, Muhammad Iqbal, a drug-addicted married with Parveen five years ago and the couple had three children from the wedlock. He asked his wife who was eight months pregnant for money but she refused to give him money. At which they indulged in argument and angry Iqbal picked a dagger and stabbed her in the stomach, killing her on the spot. The Patrolling Police Kadwala chased arrested and later handed him over to the Yazman Saddr Police.

The police handed over the dead body to the family after autopsy and registered a case against Muhammad Iqbal.

In another incident, Muhammad Altaf, a resident of suburban Qaimpur area was in his home when his relative Fida Hussain along with his accomplices entered his house and started firing on him, killing him on the spot.

The Anayati Police registered a case against Fida and started investigation.

In Mandi Bahauddin, a man shot dead his elder sister over a domestic dispute.

Reportedly, Tanvir Hussain shot his younger sister Ghulam Fatima dead in his house in Dogul, a suburban village of Phalia over a domestic dispute. On the complaint the deceased’s father Amir Hussain, the Phalia Police have registered a case while the accused has been arrested.

In another a worker died after being electrocuted at a garment shopping centre here the other day. Zaman, a resident of Lilla Town, a suburban locality of Mandi Bahauddin suffered severe electric shocks in Toor Garments shopping centre in Committee Bazaar and died instantly.

In Hafizabad, a man killed his sister for honour in the suburbs here on Sunday. The police arrested the accused and recovered weapon. According to police, a girl resident of Kot Behlol area of Jalalpur Bhattian Town, contracted love marriage with Mir Mukhtar against the will of her family.

Later after the intervention of the elders of the two families, the dispute was settled after Mir Mukhtar’s sister was married off to Tanveer in exchange.

However, Tanveer had a nursed a grudge against the couple and gunned down his sister in the name of honour.

The police arrested the culprit.

Meanwhile, in Sargodha, two motorcyclists died in road accidents occurred separately here.  As per detail, an oil-tanker hit a motorcyclists identified as Muhammad Suleman on Sargodha-Bhalwal Road, killing him on the spot. In other accident, a speeding van struck an unidentified motorcyclist near at 49 Tail on Sargodha-Faisalabad Road. Resultantly, the youth breathed his last before any medical treatment.  Similarly in Sialkot, two persons identified as Khalid Iqbal and Qaiser Mehmood were killed and three others injured seriously in a fatal head-on collision between a motorcycle and a car near a private medical college on main Sialkot-Pasrur Road here on Monday.

Reportedly, both persons died on the spot while Rescue 1122 shifted three seriously injured identified as Nasir, Bashir and Latif to Govt Allama Iqbal Memorial DHQ Hospital. The police are investigating into the incident.

Meanwhile, in Sheikhupura, a passenger was killed while 16 others sustained injuries, three on them seriously, in a road accident occurred on Sheikhupura-Muridke Road the other day.

The accident took place when an overloaded mini bus overturned near Malian Kalan on its way to Muridke from Sheikhupura due to speeding.

As a result a passenger later identified as Zeeshan died on the spot while three others injured and were taken to Lahore hospital. The Muridke Saddr Police are looking into the matter.

In Attock, two persons identified as Afzal and Rabnawaz, residents of village Shakardara died after consuming poisonous liquor while condition of iftikhar alias Kharoo is stated to be precarious. It is to be noted that such death incidents due to consumption poisonous liquor had occurred in the past also but no effective steps could be taken to curb the menace.