JHANG/HAFIZABAD/SAHIWAL/MULTAN

At least ten persons including five women and a minor were killed and four others injured in incidents of honour killing, enmity and mishaps over the past 24 hours.

According to details, in Jhang a youth killed his sister for honour. As per reports, Mohsin, a resident of Mauza Paber Wala situated in the remit of Qadirpur Police suspected sister namely Sania Bibi of having developed illicit relations with someone of the same village. Annoyed over her betrayal, he attacked her with an axe and killed her instantly.

In another incident which occurred in Chak 198/JB, a woman was electrocuted. Reportedly, Fatima Bibi was cutting fodder on an electric fodder machine when suddenly she sustained severe shocks and subsequently died on the spot.

Whereas a woman was gunned down over a monetary dispute. According to sources, six alleged armed accused, residents of Mauza Alipur situated in the limits of Masson Police attacked Kalsoom Bibi and her brother Muhammad Younas. They injured them with axes due to which Kalsoom Bibi succumbed to her injuries on the spot while her brother was admitted to DHQ hospital in serious condition. The reason behind this murder is stated to be a monetary dispute.

Similarly a motorcyclist was crushed to death in a road mishap occurred on Jhang-Chiniot Road near Bhuwana. As per details, one Khan Muhammad, a resident of Chak Nelianwala was going on his bike when near Adda Fatehwala near Bhuwana a speeding tractor-trolley, coming from the rear hit him. Resultantly he sustained critical wounds and was taken to Allied Hospital Faisalabad but he succumbed to his injuries on the way. The driver of tractor-trolley succeeded in fleeing from the scene.

In HAFIZABAD, two persons including a woman died in two different mishaps on Tuesday.

According to hospital source, 45-year-old woman Khalida Bibi slipped and fell down from the roof of her house in village Pir Kot Sani and received fatal injuries. She was removed to DHQ Hospital where she breathed her last.

Similarly 22-year-old Muhammad Asghar committed suicide by taking poisonous pills after a quarrel with his father Muhammad Ali.

Muhammad Ali said that he admonished him over a domestic issue which he felt insulted and taken poisonous pill and fell unconscious. However, he was removed to DHQ Hospital but he could not survive.

Similarly in SAHIWAL, three persons including a woman were killed and another injured in two road mishaps near Chak 22/12-L.

As per details, Mohammad Mujahid was going on his motorcycle along with his sister and son when a speedy van (MNS-2778), coming from the opposite direction hot his bike. Resultantly Mujahid’s sister and his son Mudassar sustained serious injuries and died on the spot while he sustained critical wounds.

In another incident one Sadaqat Ali, son of Jhangir was crushed to death under the wheels of a speeding truck. The police have arrested the truck driver Asghar Ali and registered a case.

In MULTAN, a boy shot dead his female cousin on her refusal to marry him here in Qasimpur Colony the other day. The deceased namely Sumera was a resident of Mianwali and she studied at Bahauddin Zakariya University (BZU). The killer, identified as Asif, was grabbed by the passers-by and handed over to police.

Eye witnesses said that the boy ambushed the deceased girl. “As soon as she disembarked the university bus, the boy attacked her. He fired a shot that hit her shoulder,” witnesses added. She was rushed to Nishtar Hospital in critical condition where she succumbed to her injury.