SARGODHA/JHANG/TOBA TEK

SINGH/HAFIZABAD

Eight persons including three women were killed and four others injured in different incidents of violence, honour killing and mishaps over the past 24 hours.

According to details, in Sargodha a youth brutally axed his aunty and her daughter to death and injured another woman while fleeing the scene here on Thursday. According to police, one Muhammad Nafees, son of Ayub, a resident of Chak Moosa situated in the remit of Jhawarian Police had a dispute with his relatives. The accused stormed into the house of his uncle and attacked his aunty Amna and his 15-year-old cousin Kiran with axe and knife. Resultantly both the woman and daughter, killing them instantly and critically injured another woman Iram Bibi while fleeing the crime scene. The police have registered a case against the accused.

In Toba Tek Singh, a youth killed his elder brother over a monetary dispute in Gojra here the other night. According to the Gojra Saddr Police, after exchanging harsh words, Muhammad Imran, a resident of Chak 306/JB shot dead his elder brother Rafaqat Ali on the spot.

In another incident a youth namely Khurram Bashir died in an accident. The deceased was on the way to his Chak 382/JB from city when he reached near Chak 325/JB his motorcycle collided with a donkey cart as a result he died on the spot.

In Hafizabad, a minor boy died on the spot after falling from the rooftop of his house in Mohallah Sharifpura.

According to police source, five-year-old Sahil, son of Tahir Hussain was playing on the rooftop of his house when he slipped and fell down in the courtyard and sustained fatally injured. He was rushed to hospital but breathed his last on the way.

Meanwhile, in Jhang, a married woman was crushed to death by a speeding train while crossing railway line. As per details, Marryam Bibi, wife of Abdullah and her son Younas, resident of Mauza Sabir Kalera was on the way to Jhang on a bike. When they reached near Darul Sakeena railway crossing it was closed due to construction. Instead of waiting there, they tried to cross railway line from the other side. In the meanwhile a train coming from Sargodha side hit them. Resultantly, Marryam Bibi was crushed to death on the spot while her son remained unhurt miraculous.

In another mishap occurred in 6-Ghagh situated in the remit of Shorkot Cantt Police, a woman was axed to death for honour. Reportedly, Adnan and Murtaza suspected that their cousin Nadia had developed illicit relations with someone of the same village at which they axed Nadia to death. On the application of deceased’s brother, the police have registered a case against Adnan and Murtaza. Similarly, a motorcyclist was crushed to death by speeding truck on Jhang-Chiniot Road. According to available details, Shehbaz Ahmed, son of Sultan, a resident of Mauza Dorhata was going on his bike and when he reached near Adda Jand Wala a speeding truck, coming from the Chiniot side hit him. Resultantly he sustained critical wounds and breathed his last on the spot.