HAFIZABAD

In order to terrifying a witness in a kidnapping for ransom case, accused landlords allegedly raided the house of Muhammad Asif and seriously tortured the occupants of the house in Jagganwala village.

As a result, six family members including four women were seriously injured. The accused including Abdul Jabbar and others also unleashed dogs on Muhammad Qasim son of Asif injuring him seriously.

The injured were rushed to the DHQ Hospital Hafizabad in critical condition. The police have registered a case against Abdul Jabbar, Abid and others U/S 324 PPC and have arrested both the accused.

According to police source, Hamza Manzoor son of Manzoor Ahmad was kidnapped for ransom in February 7, 2013 and a case was registered against them accordingly. Muhammad Asif was prosecution witness in the case and the accused nurtured grudge against Asif and his family members.