HAFIZABAD: Two persons were killed in two separate incidents the city.

Vendor Muhammad Afzal was allegedly throttled to death by his wife and her brothers in Qazipura last night. According to police source due to poverty the relations between the couple were strained and they often quarrelled. Last night, Kiran with the help of her brothers allegedly strangled him while he was asleep. After committing the offence, accused along with her children left the house.

According to another report, Muhammad Farooq, an employee of a private bank, received fatal burn injuries while igniting stove in his house. The fire engulfed the whole kitchen and he received serious burns and was rushed to a hospital but succumbed to the injuries.

COP LOOTED: A policeman of Kaseesay police station was deprived of Rs 30,000 by two armed bandits when he was on his way to serve notices on some villagers. According to police source, constable Muhammad Asif was was intercepted by two bandits near Wattowala village.