GUJRANWALA

Residents caught a shopkeeper who attempted to rape a minor girl.

Five-years-old daughter (identity withheld) of Akram, a resident of Faqirpura went to a nearby shop to buy toffees. However, the shopkeeper took her inside the shop and attempted to rape her. Listening to her shrieks, passers-by and local gathered outside the shop and caught the accused shopkeeper. The People’s Colony Police have registered a case while the girl was sent to hospital for medical check-up.

SUICIDE: A young man committed suicide after his parents failed to provide him with a new bike. Salman, 28, a resident of Qila Didar Singh demanded his father to buy a new motorcycle for him. But the father refused at which the son committed suicide by swallowing poisonous pills. He was rushed to DHQ Hospital where he breathed his last.