LAHORE: A 48-year-old man was stabbed to death by two youth over stopping them for eve-teasing in the jurisdiction of Shafiqabad police, while two other people were killed in different incidents in the provincial capital on Saturday.
The deceased, identified as Iqbal Masih, father of five, reportedly tried to stop accused persons Asad and Bhatti of the same area from harassing girls.
On this, the accused got infuriated and first they tortured him and later critically injured him with a sharp-edged weapon.
The accused persons managed to escape from the scene. The injured was taken to a nearby hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.
Police have registered a case of murder against the accused persons on the complaint of the deceased’s brother Khalid Masih, with no arrests made so far. Police also removed the body to the city mortuary for an autopsy.
Separately, a driver of a secret agency died while an on duty major and his family received injuries when two vehicles collided with each other in the Sarwar Road police area.
The deceased, identified as Mattiullah, the driver of a secret agency, was on his way in an official vehicle when it collided with another vehicle, which was driven by an on-duty major named Atif near Shami Road. The major was commuting with his family. As a result, all persons received serious injuries and were taken to the CMH, where Mattiullah succumbed to his injuries while the condition of the other injured persons is said to be out of danger. No case was registered until the filing of this report.
Meanwhile, a 30-year-old man was killed by a tractor trolley in the Nawab Town police area.
The deceased was identified as Akhtar of Nawab Town. Police said that victim was on his way on a bike when a tractor trolley owned by a private construction company hit him. As a result, he received severe injuries. He was taken to a nearby hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. Police handed over the body to his heirs after fulfilling legal formalities.
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