At least four people including a woman and a minor child were killed in separate mishaps took place in different parts of Jhang.

A man killed his wife over a petty family issue. Muhammad Mansha and his wife Shazia, residents of Mouza Bella, often quarrelled over minor family issues. Shazia again exchanged harsh word with her husband at which he flared up mixed poisonous piles in cold drinks and forcedly poured into her mouth due to which she died on the spot. Concerned police have registered a case and investigating.

In first road mishap which took place in Basti Islam in the remit of Kutwali police a man was killed by a bike rider. Manzoor Hussain, a resident of Khaki Lakhi was crossing a road when a high-speed bike hit him. As a result, Manzoor Hussain died on the spot while bike rider sustained serious injuries and was admitted to hospital. In another mishap a man was killed by car hit. Reportedly Muhammad Aslam, a resident of Kacha, was hit by a speedy car coming from behind him. He was critical wounded and breath his last on the spot. In another incident, Hazari police recovered a dead body of a new born baby from heap of debris.

In Kot Radha Kishan, two people including a constable were killed in a road accident. In Chak-34, Constable Rasheed Ahmad and his son were coming on a motorcycle when it collided with another bike. As a result, Rasheed was killed and his son sustained injuries. In another incident, an 11-year-old boy, Sufian, was crushed to death while crossing a road. A tractor-trolley hit him near Usman Wala. Police have registered separate cases.

TWO HELD: Police claimed to have busted a gang of outlaws involved in killing two people during dacoity incidents. According to District Police Officer Muhammad Saleem, Iftikhar alias Khari, Yaseen, Allah ditta, Nazir and Ghulam Shabbir looted people in different areas and killed a car driver, Sardar Ali, after snatching his car.

RAPE: A married woman was raped at Kanganpur. Accused Afzal and Irfan entered the house of Nisar Ali and raped the woman.