MUZAFFARGARH - Police on Monday solved the case pertaining to the murder of 13 members of a family as they had drunk lassi poisoned by the daughter-in-law who had been married against her will.

They drank poisonous lassi or a drink made with yogurt or buttermilk and died while 14 others are still hospitalised. The police said that Akram's son Amjad tied the knot with Asiya Bibi without her will a month ago. The bride left her in-laws' house and came to her parents' place after which her relatives forcefully sent her back.

Two days before the incident, Asiya put poison in the milk and gave it to her husband who didn't drink it. Amjad's mother poured the milk in the yogurt and made lassi.

At least 27 people got affected while 13 lost their lives after drinking that poisonous lassi. Others were shifted to hospital.

Sources told that the officers have arrested Asiya, her paramour and another woman, and shifted them to the police station for investigation.

RPO Sohail Habib Tajak said the police had arrested the three persons in the murder case. Talking to the newsmen at DPO Office, he said an FIR (No 134/17) had been registered Under Section 302, 324, 337J PPC and 7 of ATA at police station Kundai.  Police arrested Aysia, Shahid and Zareena Bibi and recovered poison.

It may be mentioned here that the 13 members of the same family had died after drinking the toxic lassi while the others are still hospitalised. The deceased were idtentified as Amjid, Nazir, Saifullah, Shahbaz, Shahzad, Hafeezan Bibi, Rafia Bibi, Rashid Ahmed, Mohal Mai, Samara, Tasleem Mai and Safia Bibi.

Meanwhile, CIA police arrested three members of a dacoit gang and recovered cash, cell phones and illegal arm from them. DSP CIA Imran Abass Chadhar while talking to the media said that Foju Gang was involved in dozens of dacoity and robbery incidents in the province. He said CIA police have arrested the gang leader Afzal alias Foju along with two members Ali Raza and Qasim and recovered 150 thousands, cell phones and illegal arm from them.

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