SHERGARH - Six armed men subjected a man and his wife to severe torture that resulted in the miscarriage of woman's four-month pregnancy in Village 23/D here the other day.

Muhammad Aslam was present on his agricultural land along with his wife when six armed men appeared on the scene and forced Aslam to put his thumb impression on some papers, allegedly to snatch his land. On his refusal, they started striking him with axes and clubs.

When his pregnant wife tried to rescue her husband, the accused grabbed her from hair and dragged her on the ground and kicked her in the abdomen which resulted in the miscarriage of her 4-month pregnancy. On the intervention of nearby people, the accused ran away while issuing threats.

The Shergarh Police have registered a case against Allah Ditta, Arshad, Sajid and their three unidentified accomplices.