LAHORE – A 22-year-old official of Highways Patrolling Police was crushed to death by a rashly-driven truck in the Shera Kot area, police said on Wednesday.

The deceased constable, later identified as Khurrum Shehzad, riding a motorcycle was on his way to duty place when a recklessly-driven tuck bumped into his two-wheeler. The newly-married constable sustained multiple injuries and died on the spot. The police have impounded the truck and arrested the driver.

The police handed over the dead body to the deceased’s family. A case has also been registered against the driver on the complaint of brother-in-law of the deceased.

A mother of four committed suicide by shooting herself in the temple in the Tibbi City area, police said on Wednesday night.

A resident of Fort Road in the red light area, Humera Bibi, got dejected after her relative exchanged harsh words with her over some domestic issue. The woman went to her room, took out pistol and shot herself dead. The police have removed the dead body to the morgue.