HAFIZABAD -A young married woman in Thatha Gajjo village was raped by a fiendish young man of the village here the other day. The police have arrested the accused identified as Mazhar Hussain, son of Dost Muhammad and registered a case against him accordingly. According to FIR, wife of Muhammad Sajid was alone in the house when the accused intruded into the house late in the night and subjected her to criminal assault forcibly.

THREE GANGS BUSTED

The police smashed three inter-district gangs of dacoits, burglars, bike snatchers and cattle-lifters and arrested 14 gangsters including the ringleaders. The police claimed that 12 bikes, 14 heads of cattle, large number of cellphones, gold ornaments and cash amounting to millions of rupees were recovered from the gangsters. One of the busted gangs (Qaisaroo gang) had been involved in the murder one of its own accomplice Tasawar in the recent past.

Collision claims two lives

SAHIWAL - Two traders died in a road accident here on Faisalabad Road near Chak 110/7R the other day. According to Rescue 1122 sources, a Cultus car (5533/LAZ) was on the way to Kamalia from Sahiwal. Near LBDC Canal Bridge, a Mazda truck (LWC-5403) coming from the opposite direction, collided with the car. Resultantly, Muhammad Awais and Ghulam Rasool, both traders of Khokha Bazaar Sahiwal, died on the spot.

The police registered a case against the runaway Mazda driver and impounded the vehicle.