TOBA TEK SINGH/HAFIZABAD

A resident of Chichawatni allegedly killed a married woman and committed suicide by shooting himself.

Farooq Ahmad, a resident of Chak 57/4 GB and husband of the woman, told police that accused Zahid of Chichawatni was his wife Raheela’s relative and willing to marry her but her parents rejected his proposal and she was married to him (complainant) four year ago.

He added that the accused had repeatedly threatened Raheela that if she did not get divorce from him to marry with the accused, he would kill her.

He said Raheela was returning from Chichawatni after seeing her parents along with her brother-in-law Ahmad Raza on his motorcycle. Near Bhaghar, Zahid who was following her on a motorcycle fired at her as a result she was critically wounded and later died. When Zahid became sure that she had succumbed to death he also shot himself dead.

A young villager was killed when a speeding wagon hit his bike near Jurian village.

According to Rescue sources, Mustafa, son of Rana Dilshad Khan of Qila Balwant Singh, was on way to his village and when he reached near Jurian village, a recklessly driven wagon coming from opposite direction hit his bike as a result of which he was fatally injured and was rushed to the hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. The wagon driver managed his good escape after the mishap.