SIALKOT: An armed suspect, identified as Boota, raped a married woman (identity withheld) at a nearby brick-kiln after kidnapping her in village Kaanwaan Lit-Daska here on Sunday.

According to police sources, the woman was on the way to her house, when suspect Boota kidnapped her with the help of his three armed accomplices. They took the woman to a nearby brick-kiln where, Boota raped her at gunpoint. The Daska Saddr Police have registered a case against the accused with no arrest in this regard.–Staff Reporter


Teenager kidnapped by three


TOBA TEK SINGH: A 16-year-old girl was allegedly kidnapped here in Gojra on Sunday.

Muhammad Riaz, a resident of Siraj Town locality informed the Gojra City Police that his daughter went to a nearby grocery shop. There three suspects including Imtiaz, Asif and Ishaq, residents of Bahawalpur, bundled her into a car at gunpoint and drove off to unknown location. The police have registered a case and started further investigation.


Two dacoits looted valuables including cash from the house of Jehanzeb, situated in Gulshan Colony on Sunday. The Gojra City Police said that as minor daughter of Jehanzeb came in from tuition both the outlaws entered the house. They held the family members hostage at gunpoint and made off with golden ornaments, cash, cellphones and other valuables worth more than Rs500,000.–Staff Reporter


Coaster-bikes collision claims three lives


MULTAN: Three persons were killed and two others critically injured when a mini-bus collided head-on with two motorcycles here in Makhdoom Rasheed, police said.

The accident occurred near Station Bridge 14 on Multan Road. Rescue officials shifted the bodies and the injured to Nishtar Hospital.

The deceased were identified as Muhammad Tahir, Muhammad Waseem and Muhammad Naveed, who belonged to Jahanian, District Khanewal.–INP

 The police arrested the mini-bus driver and launched further investigation into the accident.