FAISALABAD    -   A man allegedly cut the throats of his two minor children in Millat Town here on Friday, killing two-year-old Ayyan on the spot while four-year-old Sheron was shifted to a local hospital in critical condition. 

Police said the accused Irfan of Chak 202-RB, after quarreling with his wife, cut the throats of the chil­dren with a sharp-edged weapon. On getting information, police reached the site and arrested the accused. Police recovered the weapon and col­lected forensic evidence from the site.

In Khanewal, a body of a middle-aged woman was recovered from ca­nal located Talamba Road, said the rescue officials.

The divers succeeded to fish out the body after reaching out on time over anonymous telephone call, he said. The body was handed over to the po­lice which reported to have started investigation. Heirs of deceased could not be traced until filing of this report.

MURDERER OF BOY ARRESTED

Police arrested an alleged accused involved in killing of a boy here on Friday. SSP Investigation Rae M Aj­mal on Friday said a police team ar­rested the accused, Sufian, who had abducted Husnain, 14, from Chak 51-JB and killed him. The accused fled after throwing the body in fields on July 31. The accused had con­fessed his crime before the investi­gation team, he said.

Meanwhile, Sargodha Police on Friday arrested three accused in­volved in a murder of a driver. Ac­cording to a police spokesman, the unidentified accused had shot dead M Ramzan in the jurisdiction of Bhera Police three days ago. Dis­trict Police Officer (DPO) Tariq Aziz formed a special team which arrest­ed Saber, M Raza and Nouman She­hzad who killed the driver.

13 SUSPECTS HELD IN SEARCH OPERATION

Police claimed to have arrested 13 suspects during search opera­tion conducted at targeted areas of Muzaffargarh district. According to spokesman, grand search operation was launched in jurisdiction of Chowk Sarwar Shaheed police station. Police recovered more than 13-kg charas from different accused among the held persons.

As many as 35 homes with 120 peo­ple were searched out by police led by SDPO Kot Addu. Other law-enforce­ment agencies too participated in the operation which particularly brought into focus Chehlum routes, the holy day to be observed tomorrow.

61 POWER PILFERERS NABBED IN A DAY IN SOUTH PUNJAB

Multan Electric Power Company (MEPCO) have caught 61 power pil­ferers during separate operations launched throughout the South Pun­jab in a day, said the MEPCO official on Friday.

MEPCO teams accompanying task forces raided different places in Multan, Vehari, Sahiwal, Rahim Yar Khan, Muzaffargarh, Bahawalnagar, Khanewal, and DG Khan and detected theft of 99,000 electricity units. 

A sum of over Rs2.1 million fine was imposed on power pilferers over In­volvement in tampering with body of meters, direct supply, Installing loop in meters, slowing down meters, me­ter dead stop and meter screen wash