LAHORE - Police launched investigation after founding a man’s badly decomposed body in Kot Lakhpat area yesterday.

The body was found outside the Sports Club located in the limits of Kot Lakhpat. Some passersby noticed the foul smell and later they witnessed a body nearby. They immediately contacted the police by phone. The police reached the spot and removed the body to the morgue.  Investigators were treating the death as homicide. A police officer said the body was badly decomposed and beyond recognition.

MAN FOUND DEAD

A 46-yearold man was found dead under mysterious circumstances in Mozang police precincts yesterday.  The body was moved to the morgue for an autopsy.

Police investigators say they believe the deceased was a drug addict. A passerby spotted the body and alerted the police. Further investigation was underway.

Old woman dies in hospital

A 70-year-old woman, who sustained serious injuries in a road mishap the other day, died at the Mayo Hospital yesterday. Police were yet to ascertain identity of the deceased. The body was moved to the morgue. Police were investigating the incident.

Man dies in accident

A father of five was killed in a road accident in Shadbagh police area early yesterday, rescue workers said.

The victim was identified by police Aftab Ahmed, a resident of Kachupura.

The deceased was strolling alongside a road in the morning when a speedy motorcycle hit him from the rear side. He sustained multiple injuries and was rushed to a hospital where he expired later. The police were investigating the incident.