HAFIZABAD- A couple was killed and their daughter sustained injuries when they were on their way to the DPO office to register a complaint against the accused who gang raped the girl today.

According to details, the girl was kidnapped allegedly by influential landlords in Phaloo Chiragh Shah area and was gang raped. Her father, who is a poor laborer, along with his wife and victim daughter were on their way on a motorcycle to register a complaint in the DPO office against the accused, when the accused came in a car and hit their motorcycle near Qillah Sahib Singh Bypass. The father died on the spot and his wife and daughter sustained injuries who were shifted to hospital. Later on his wife also succumbed to injuries in the hospital.

The relatives of the victims put the body of the father at the Raja Chowk and blocked it for two hours to record their protest. They demanded Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif to take notice of the matter.

The chief minister has sought a report from the DPO about the incident. Police have registered two separate cases against four accused and investigation is underway.