WAZIRABAD/CHINIOT/FAISALABAD/SARGODHA/KOT RADHA KISHAN - At least seven persons including five women were killed and seven other injured in separate incidents of enmity, honour killing and road accidents over the past 24 hours.

According to detail, in WAZIRABAD, two young married women were murdered by their families in Alipur Chattha and Gunianwala villages the other day near here.

One of the victims 28-year-old Aqeela strangulated while the other was gunned down.

As per details, Aqeela Naureen, daughter of Shakeel Ahmad, a resident of Bhajian village, Raiwind Road Lahore was married off to Abdullah, a resident of Alipur Chattha some 13 months ago and she was the mother of a two-month-old daughter. However, the girl and her in-laws could not develop a cordial relationship. Following a dispute, the In-laws strangulated Aqeela to death and posed the murder as a suicide. In the meantime Aqeela’s father Shakeel telephoned her as usual to learn about her but her in-laws informed him about the suicide. He rushed to Alipur Chattha and informed the police on suspicion. The police took the body to THQ Hospital for autopsy. During the course of post-mortem the doctor confirmed that torture was the cause of her death. At which the police booked Aqeela’s husband Abdullah and two others under section 302 and arrested them.

In other incident newly-wed 21-year-old Zohra Bibi was gunned down by her uncle namely Vilayat Butt gunned down for honour in village Gunianwala here.

Reportedly, Zohra had refused marriage with Vilayat’s son and later married with another cousin. The Ahmad Nagar Police registered a case against Vilayat Butt. Meanwhile, relatives and well-wishers of the girl have expressed their doubts that the police were not investigating the case on merit and were favouring the accused.

In CHINIOT, a woman and her daughter were killed and four others of the family and a driver injured in road accident here the other day.

The mishaps took place when a Jhang-bound car, on the way from Rawalpindi, overturned due to speeding in Darutta Kharlan village on Jhang Road, some 20-km from here. Resultantly, Rashida, wife of Fida Hussan and her daughter Sumera were killed instantly while Fida Hussain and his three sons including Salman, Sajid, Sami Ullah and driver Abid sustained critical injuries and were rushed to DHQ Hospital by Rescue 1122.

In FAISALABAD, a woman was killed by an electric fodder cutter in the remit of Jaranwala Police here on Tuesday.

According to police, wife of Syed Muhammad was cutting fodder on an electric machine when her headscarf (Dopatta) got entangled into the machine. As a result, she received critical injuries and died on the spot. The police have started investigation.

In SARGODHA, a youth was gunned down while two others were injured over an old enmity in the Jhaverian police limits on Tuesday.

Police said Muhammad Naeem along with his father Munawar Hussain and friend Muhammad Hasnain of village Dhaddian Sharif was going to Shahpur courts when their opponents Nazar Muhammad, Muhammad Abid, Muhammad Irfan, Kamran and three others opened fire on them near Ghangwal village.

Resultantly Muhammad Naeem died on the spot while his father and friend sustained gunshot wounds. The police have registered a case.

In KOT RADHA KISHAN, unidentified killers shot dead a man in village Chak 52 in the limits of Kot Radha Kishan Police. The police said that Zulfiqar was asleep in his house alone when unknown killers shot him dead. The police sent the dead body to DHQ hospital for autopsy and have registered a case.