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- Wednesday, December 05, 2012 - From Print Edition


A WOMAN was accidentally killed by her husband in the Badamibagh area on Tuesday. Police said one Hameed was cleaning his pistol when it went off. As a result, his wife Robina sustained a fatal bullet wound. She was rushed to a local hospital where she was pronounced brought dead.


SHOT DEAD BY POLICE: Police killed a 25-year-old youth in the Nishtar Colony area on Tuesday. Nishtar Colony Investigation police spotted a suspect riding a bike on a near Kamaha village and signaled him to stop. Reportedly, the bike rider opened firing on the policemen while escaping from the scene. Police also retaliated in the same fashion and killed him. Police claimed that the youth had shot at and wounded an officer of a sensitive agency almost three days back. The body has been shifted to mortuary.


SWINDLERS KILL MAN: A youth, unidentified so far, lost his life at the hands of some unidentified swindlers in the Lohari Gate area on Tuesday. Police claimed that some unidentified persons offered some poisonous substance to the victim, resulting in his death. Police have removed the body to morgue.


LAWYER WOUNDED: A senior advocate was shot at and wounded by some unidentified bike riders on Farid Kot Road on Tuesday. Police said the lawyer, Masood Abid Naqvi, was on his way in his car when some unidentified bike riders intercepted him and shot at and wounded him. The lawyer was rushed to a local hospital where his condition was stated to be precarious.


WIFE’S KILLER: Iqbal Town CIA has arrested a man for killing his wife almost three months back. The arrested man, identified as Farid, a resident of Iqbal Town Neelam Block, had allegedly murdered his wife Tahseen with the blows of a knife. Police said the accused had held grudge against his wife over the issue of renting the upper portion of their house.


ARRESTED: Shahdara Town police have arrested nine persons from a sheesha café. On a tip-off, police raided the café and arrested nine persons for Sheesa smoking. Ten hookahs and tobacco products were also seized.


OVERLOADING: The city traffic police issued tickets to 2,426 vehicles for overloading in November, 2012. Police also registered cases against 25 overloaded vehicles.


Meanwhile, the CTO, Lahore, has directed the owners of vehicles and drivers to avoid overloading and arrange proper lights and reflectors on vehicles.