SIALKOT - As many as 190 people were brutally murdered in the district in separate incidents occurred during the year 2011.

According to the official police statistic, the number of murders is low as 200 people were killed in 2010. The police also arrested as many as 3,675 proclaimed offenders (POs) and 3,181 court absconders (CAs) in 2011.

Police trace out exporter’s killer: The Naikapura Police on Sunday claimed to have solved the mystery a three-week old blind murder of an exporter Hafeezur Rehman Mughal by arresting the dacoit-cum-killer identified as Jamshaid alias Tedi.

According to Sialkot DPO Syed Ali Mohsin, the accused had killed local exporter Hafeezur Rehman Mughal during a dacoity outside of his factory in the city’s congested Naikapura locality on December 12, 2011.

The police conducted a thorough investigation on scientific lines and reached to the killer, the DPO added. Police have sent the accused behind the bars, who confessed to have killed the exporter on resistance during a dacoity.