LAHORE – A 20-year-old factory workers committed suicide by swallowing poisonous pills in Sabzazar area, as her parents rejected her love-marriage proposal, police said on Tuesday.
Shaukat Ali told the police that his daughter, Shazia, said to a factory worker, wanted to marry her co-worker but the family had decided her wedding with a close relative.
On the day of incident, she confined herself in the bedroom and took poisonous pills. She was rushes to a local hospital, where doctors pronounced her dead.
The police handed over the dead body to the deceased’s family without autopsy after fulfilling legal formalities.
crushed: A 50-year-old unidentified man was crushed to death by speeding car in the Shadbagh police area on Tuesday.
As per details, an injured man was found crawling near Bhagatpura and was rushed to a nearby hospital where the doctors pronounced him as dead. Quoting public accounts, local police believed the deceased, yet to be identified, was knocked down by unnamed uncontrolled vehicle. Police made numerous announcements in nearby mosques but none of the citizens claimed to own the body, which was removed to the City morgue for autopsy.
Similarly, a four-year-old Abdul Basit, son of Imran Khan, was crossing the road near Bakar Mandi when a speeding car crushed him to death. Nawankot police have booked an unidentified driver with no arrest till filing of this report.
TORTURED: A mother of three Heera Usmani living at a rented home was allegedly thrashed by her house-owner Javed over property dispute in Sabzazaar on the same day. Reportedly, the owner had been pressing the woman to vacate his building but to no avail. Sources said late on Monday, she was again asked by her owner to vacate the home upon which the duo quarreled. Police investigators said that Javed tortured the woman, who has appealed to the Punjab Police Inspector General to provide her justice.
SIX HELD: Township police claimed to have taken into custody five people including three females while raiding an alleged brothel house on Tuesday. Bottles of liquor, cash and other valuables were also recovered from the spot.
Fire: Electronics and valuables worth thousands of rupees were reduced to ashes when fire broke out inside a digital photo shop in Gowalmandi police area. However, Fire Rescuers of the Punjab Emergency Service reached the spot and controlled the fire after hectic and professional efforts. No loss of life was reported in the incident.
Meanwhile, Chief Traffic Officer Capt (retd) Sohail Khan has said that efforts are underway to the ensure smooth flow of traffic on the City routes. He also warned that the Traffic Wardens found involved in using cellular phones during duty timing will be taken to task. He also urged the wardens to educate the motorists about the traffic rules.
According to a press release, the CTO stated this while addressing Traffic Wardens at Traffic Police Lines Thokar Niaz Baig on Tuesday.