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August 12, 2017



Man murders uncle over petty issue

Man murders uncle over petty issue


A man killed his maternal uncle over a petty issue in the Bhati Gate police area on Friday.

The victim has been identified as Akram. Police said accused Mohsin and his brother started quarreling over the issue of firing into the air during a birthday party at Mohalla Samia.

The victim tried for reconciliation between both brothers, over which, Mohsin allegedly shot Akram dead. 

Police have registered a case on the complaint of the victim’s wife, Nighat. Raids are being conducted to arrest the accused. The body has been removed to morgue.

terrorists arrested: Faisalabad CTD claimed to have arrested three terrorists of Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ) in Faisalabad district on Friday.

According to CTD, four terrorists of the proscribed organization LeJ were present in the district and were planning to carry out terrorist activity in Faisalabad during Independence Day celebrations on August 14. Meanwhile, a CTD team raided Paras Gate on Jhang Road, Faisalabad and arrested three terrorists, identified as Amjad Ali, Ali Khan and Ali Muhammad. However, the fourth terrorist, Muhammad Naeem Akhter, managed to flee from the scene. The CTD team recovered explosives and weapons from their possession.

Transfers: The inspector general of police, Punjab, issued transfer and posting orders of five police officers.

Haider Sultan has been posted as SSP Deputy Commandant of Police College, Sahala, Mehroz Ali as additional SP, Iqbal Town, Faisalabad, Ahmad Mohyuddin as additional SP, Lyallpur Town, Faisalabad, Muhammad Khalid as SDPO, Nishatabad, Faisalabad and Ahsan Ullah Shad has been posted as SDPO, People's Colony, Faisalabad.

power theft: A team of FIA raided and found out that theft of electricity being committed at a shop at Barkat Market, Garden Town, on Friday.

According to an FIA official, the raiding team led by Deputy Director FIA Khurram Yousaf found a three phase meter with a dead phase was being used for electricity theft at the shop, Optic Class & Health Mart. A case has been registered against Dr Nadeem Ashraf, owner of the outlet, he said.

suicideS: Three people, including a girl, committed suicide in the provincial metropolis on Friday.

A police constable, Zulfiqar Ali, ended his life by taking poisonous pills in the Manga Mandi area following unknown domestic issues.

A 17-year-old girl ended her life by consuming poisonous pills in the Kahna area. The girl, Jovaria, was depressed after being admonished by her sister over an unknown issue.

Meanwhile, a 22-year-old youth, Altaf, committed suicide by taking kerosene oil in the Shahdara Town area. He had got depressed after being admonished by her mother for using phone late at night.

Man killed: A 22-year-old man was killed by a speeding bike in the Yakki Gate area on Friday.

Victim Waqas of Shadbagh was crossing a road when a rashly driven bike hit and killed him.

CCPO: The CCPO has directed the police to be vigilant about the suspects and suspected vehicles besides maintaining the flow of traffic in the provincial metropolis.

Addressing the SPs, DSPs, inspectors and patrol officers, who had come from other districts in connection with the rally of ousted

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, at Al-Hamra on Friday, the CCPO said that Thokar Niaz Baig, Babu Sabu and Suggian Bridge would remain open for all kinds of traffic.

He advised the citizens to use motorway instead of GT Road and those moving towards Lahore from Shahdara Town, Kala Khatai, Rasool Park and Bahar Shah Colony should use Old Ravi Bridge.

He directed the police to give clear path to the ambulances, Rescue 1122 and fire-fighting vehicles.