SHEIKHUPURA/JHANG/CHINIOT/

KOT RADHA KISHAN

At least nine persons including two girls and a man were killed in different incident of honour killing, enmity and other mishaps over the past 24 hours.

According to details, a labourer was killed while several others sustained injuries in a boiler explosion in a paper and board mill located near Nain Sukh on Sharqpur-Jaranwala Road.

As per reports, 10 labourers including Sharafat, Waseem, Nadeem, Ramzan, Ashraf and others were at duty when the boiler exploded with a bang. As a result Sharafat died instantly while Waseem, Ashraf and Nazeer sustained critical injuries and were rushed to hospital.

In another incident, a man was killed while two others sustained injuries in an accident on Muridke-Narang Road. According to details, two iron-bar laden trucks were on the way to Narowal. Suddenly the truck going ahead applied break due to which the other rammed into it from the rear. Resultantly, its driver, helper and a businessman sustained crtical wounds due to the iron bar. However, later the helper Sharafat succumbed to his injuries prior to get any medical aid. The truck driver and businessman were admitted to hospital. The Narang Police are looking into the mater.

Similarly, the dead body of a 12-year-old girl Kainat Rashid, a resident of nearby village Khanpur who jumped into Upper Chenab Canal could not be recovered despite a lapse of 24 hours. The Factory Area Police are looking into the matters.

In Jhang, a youth gunned down his sister for honour. Reportedly, Ali Haider, a resident of Chak 181/JB situated in the remit of Mochiwala Police suspected that his 25-year-old sister Tehmina had developed illicit relations with someone of the village. He fired indiscriminate gunshots, killing her on the spot. The Mochiwala Police have registered a case against the culprit.

In another incident, four accused axed to death a man for honour. According to available reports, four accused including Mumtaz, Shah Muhammad, Muhammad Ali and Allah Ditta, residents of Mauza Thatha Muhammad Shah suspected that their sister-in-law had developed illicit relations with Zulfiqar Hinjra, a resident of suburban Basti Haveli Mubarak Shah. In a fit of anger, they alleged axed Zulfiqar when he was going to Thatha Muhammad Shah on foot. The police handed over the body to the family after autopsy and registered a case against four accused.

Similarly, a youth was clubbed to death here in Mauza Mukhiana situated in the jurisdiction of Jhang Saddr Police. Reportedly, the alleged culprits including Safdar, Danish and an unidentified culprit armed with sticks attacked Ghulam Jaffer and tortured him critically. He was rushed to DHQ Hospital but doctors referred him to Allied Hospital due severity of his condition. However, he succumbed to his injuries on the way to Faisalabad. The reason behind the murder is to be a petty dispute. In yet a road mishap that took place on Jhang-Chiniot Road near Jamia Abad Adda a minor girl was killed by motorcycle rickshaw. As per details, the girl, student of class-II and resident of Jamia Abad was going to school on foot when suddenly a speeding motorcycle rickshaw, carrying students, hit her. Resultantly she received serious injuries and breathed her last on the spot.

Meanwhile, in Chiniot, armed men gunned down a man and injured another over old enmity here on Thursday. Police said that armed assailants attacked members of the opponent group in Chak 101.

As a result, one person was killed on the spot while another sustained serious wounds who was rushed to hospital.

The attackers managed to flee from the scene after the incident.

In Kot Radha Kishan, the police recovered body of a girl murdered by her brother for honour. As per details, Nazia allegedly had illicit relations with a man and his family had forbidden her from meeting him several times. However, she remained adamant at which her father Basharat Masih strangled his daughter and buried the body in a field near his house. Later, her mother got registered a kidnapping case against unidentified accused. On suspicion, the police arrested Basharat who confessed to the crime. Later on his pointation, the police recovered the body and sent to DHQ Hospital for autopsy.