JHANG/ELLAHABAD/HAFIZABAD

Eight persons including four women were killed in different incidents of honour killing, enmity and mishaps over the past 24 hours.

According to details, in Jhang four persons including two women were killed in road mishap that took place on Jhang-Sargodha Road near Qutab Awan bus stop. The accident occurred when a Sargodha-bound passenger van on the way from reached near Adda Qutab Awan , one of its tyres burst due to which the overturned. Resultantly four passenger including Mughlani Bibi, wife of Muhammad Ramza, a resident of Pind Lal Mureed, Manzoran Bibi, wife of Ghulam, a resident of Chah Vaince Wala, Moula Bakhsh, son of Umer Hayat, a resident of Mauza Ghori Wala and an unidentified passenger died on the spot while 12 other passengers sustained serious injuries and were shifted to DHQ Hospital where condition of two of the passengers is stated to be critical.

In another mishap, a man gunned down is wife along with her paramour.

According to available reports, one Khizer Hayat, a resident of Chak 447/JB developed illicit relation with Musarat Bibi, wife of Mansab Dar, a resident of Chak 446 situated in the remit of Mochiwala Police. The other night Khizer Hayat came to meet Musarat in her house at which her husband Mansab Dar along with his accomplices gunned down his wife and Khizer on the spot. The deceased woman was mother of six children. The Mochilwala Police have registered a case against three nominated accused.

In Ellahabad, an elderly man was killed by unidentified accused while bandits took away cash and sacrificial animals worth hundreds of thousands of rupees in three strikes.  As per details, one Manzoor Ahmad, a resident of Ghelan was asleep along with his family members when unknown accused entered the house and opened fire on him. Resultantly Manzoor died on the spot.

In a dacoity incident, Abu Bakar, son of Qasim Ali, a resident of Bhagiwal Tibba and his brother were coming from somewhere on a rickshaw. When they reached near Pindi Jattan, six armed dacoits stopped him and snatched cash and cellphone.

Meanwhile, Hafizabad, a young girl in Thathi Behlolpur was shot at and killed by her brother over her dubious character.

The police have registered a case against her brother Abid and shifted the dead body to the morgue for autopsy.

According to villagers, the deceased had developed illicit intimacy with a young man of the same village and the accused had advised her time and again to sever her relations with her paramour but she lent deaf ear to his advice. The other night both exchanged bitter words and the accused in a fit of rage allegedly opened firing, killing her on the spot.