LAHORE - A 9th class student committed suicide by hanging himself from the ceiling fan in the Shalimar police limits on Monday.

His family told the police that Riasat Ali committed suicide after being admonished by his father over some domestic issue at his house near Maiwali Masjid in Baghbanpura. He went to his bedroom and hanged himself from the ceiling fan with a rope tied to his neck. Police investigators say the mother of deceased collapsed after witnessing the body of his son. The police handed over the body to the family after fulfilling legal formalities.

Separately, a 16-year-old boy was crushed to death by a rashly-driven car in the Chuhng police vicinity. Eyewitnesses told the police that the boy, yet to be identified, was crossing the road when the car ran over him. The driver along with the car fled. The police are investigating.

Students hurt in Mardan groups clash

Several students sustained injuries when clashes occurred between two groups here in the Fazl-e-Haq College on Monday.

Sources told The Nation that some students belonging to Balocistan were pasting posters of an independent Balocistan in the college, which was strongly resisted by the students belonging to Mohamand Agency.  As a result clashes erupted among them, which injured several of the students from both sides.  They said that the clashes started between the two groups when they finished papers of the 1st and 2nd year examinations in the college.  Later on police party reached the college and resorted to aerial firing to disperse the students.


A man stabbed his sister to death for maintaining ‘regular contacts’ with her ex-husband in the Nawan Kot Area, police said on Monday. The killer surrender to police and is being interrogated. Bushra Bibi, 25, was stabbed by brother Muhammad Qasim at their house in the Kot Kumboh Colony. The man exchanged harsh words with his sister, took out of a dagger from the kitchen. The injured was rushed to hospital, where doctors pronounced her brought dead.

The family told the police that Bushra had contracted love-marriage with Kashif five month ago. “A couple of months ago, she had been divorced. But she had been in touch with her husband despite warnings by her bother to stay away from him. On the day of incident, both exchanged harsh word over the issue. Qasim got infuriated and stabbed Bushra, the inquest heard. The police have moved the body to the morgue for autopsy and are investigating.