LAHORE: A mother of six was allegedly poisoned to death by her in-laws in Wahdat Colony police precincts on Friday.
The police said that Shazia, of Youhanabad, married Nasir Masih, of Clifton Colony, by choice a few years back. Nasir informed the police that Shazia had died of some medical complications while Shazia’s parents claimed that she was poisoned to death. The police sent the body for an autopsy. No case has been registered till the filing of this report.
Killed: A mediator was shot dead by a man who had a property dispute with his brother in Baghbanpura police limits.
The police said that Khalid Bhatti and his brother Sheraz Bhatti had an old property dispute in Daroghawala. Hussain Gujar had arranged their meeting for reconciliation and both siblings arrived at his place.
Meanwhile, Khalid Bhatti got infuriated on some issue and opened firing. Hussain Gujar received bullet injuries and died instantly while his son and three nephews also received bullets.
The injured were shifted to a nearby hospital where their condition is said to be out of danger. The police have registered a case against the fleeing accused.
Drowns: An unidentified woman drowned in River Ravi. The police said that the woman appearing to be in her fifties was washing clothes on the riverbank when fell into water and drowned. The police sent the body for autopsy.
Arrested: Special police teams consisting of Sadar Division investigation in charge and Sattukatla investigation in charge have smashed two gangs of car thieves and dacoits and arrested 18 of their members.
Sadar Investigation SP Zahid Marwat disclosed this while addressing a press conference at his office on Thursday.
The SP said that Sattukatla investigation in charge arrested two persons named Babar and Ghulam Mustafa and recovered five stolen cars worth Rs 4.4 million from them.
During interrogation, he said, the suspects admitted to several incidents of car theft in different areas of the cities of Lahore and Faisalabad.
The SP said that Sadar Division investigation in charge smashed Waheed, alias Wahida, gang and arrested 16 of its members besides recovering Rs 1 million in cash, 13 stolen motorcycles, four buffaloes, gold ornaments and unlicensed weapons from them.
During interrogation, he said, the police traced 50 incidents of dacoity and robbery in different areas of the city, including Sattukatla, Sunder, Nawab Town, Joher Town, Green Town and Raiwind City.
The SP claimed that crime would decrease after the arrest of these bandits. He said that patrolling around banks and markets of the city had been increased in last 10 days of the holy month of Ramazan.
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