OKARA :  A youth was tortured to death on suspicion of having illicit relations with a girl here in Mandi Ahmadabad the other day.  According to police sources, Azhar, son of Muhammad Akbar of village Bonga Khan Singh went to the house of Ashiq, situated in Mandi Ahmadabad. As the latter spotted the youth around his house, he along with accomplices overpowered him on suspicion of having illicit relations with his sister. They tortured the youth critically and killed him on the spot. The Mandi Ahmadabad police have registered a case and started further investigation.

Meanwhile, 15-year-old Tasmina Bibi, daughter of Muhammad Yasin, resident of Mir Muhammad Colony was abducted five accused from her house. The family told the police that they were asleep when five accused including Lal, Banaras, Samrao and their two accomplices stormed the house. They awoke the family and dragged Tasmina at gunpoint to a carry pick-up van. The accused bundled the girl into the vehicle and drove off to unknown location. The police have registered a case.