One killed for honour, another poisoned by lover

BAHAWALPUR (Our Staff Reporter): A girl was gunned down by two brothers for honour while another girl who eloped from her house was poisoned to death by her lover.  The police took the dead body into custody and shifted for post-mortem.

According to details, two brothers namely Shahid and Sadique, residents of Mauza Pir Abdul Maalik near Rahim Yar Khan doubted that their sister Sumera Bibi had established illicit relationship with a person named Sajid. They first strangled her and then shot her dead.

In another incident, Tahira, daughter of Muhammad Nawaz, a resident of Mauza Rangpur Saadaat, who was divorced a few months ago, eloped with her lover named Imran. However, he poisoned her to death. The police shifted the dead bodies to hospital for post-mortem and registered separate cases.

2 highwaymen killed in firing with elite cop

SHEIKHUPURA (staff reporter): An elite force constable shot two highwaymen dead and himself sustained bullet injuries in a shootout late the other night.

Constable Tanveer was on the way to city from his village to perform duty. Reaching Canal Bridge on Mirza Virkan Road, three highwaymen already looting commuters stopped him. The constable opened fire, killing two robbers instantly while their third accomplice fired gunshots on him, injuring him critically. However, the third robber succeeded in fleeing from the scene. Later, identity of one of the deceased robbers was established as Nadeem Butt, a resident of village Bhikhi. The Saddr Police are looking into the mater.

Police nailed 353 outlaws in Nov

JHANG (Our staff Reporter): The district police claimed to have arrested 353 criminals including proclaimed offenders during the outgoing month of November.

Talking to media here DPO Zeeshan Asghar said that the district police had succeeded in nabbing 353 outlaws including eight notorious proclaimed offenders (POs) involved in murders, 11 dacoits and 10 others involved in dozens robbery cases. He said that the police had also arrested 49 court absconders and nine army deserters in the corresponding month. The DPO pointed out that 14 police stations across the district registered several cases under Illegal Arms Act 79 and recovered 4 rifles, 19 guns, seven revolvers, 49 pistols and 131 cartages from the accused.

Similarly under Anti-Narcotics Act 49 cases were registered and 2.812 kg of heroin, 4.881 kg of hashish and 366 bottles of liquor were recovered from culprits.