LAHORE: The Gulberg police have booked a man for raping his twelve-year-old stepdaughter.
The police said that Sharifan Bibi, of Saint Mary Colony, married Ghulam Hussain around six months ago. Her daughter from her first husband was also living with her.
The girl told her mother that Hussain had been raping her when she had gone to Faisalabad to see her relatives.
The police arrested the suspect after registering a case against him.
Kidnapped: Unidentified people kidnapped an official of a sensitive agency from Defence-A police precincts.
The police said that kidnappers of Akbar Zaman demanded his family to pay Rs 20 million ransom for his safe release. The kidnappers warned that they would kill Zaman if their demand was not fulfilled. The police registered a case.
Suicide: A postal department official committed suicide by hanging himself with a rope in Gulshan Ravi police precincts.
Shahid Ameen, of Musarrat Colony, was posted at postmaster at the urgent mail service section of the General Post Office. The police said that victim’s family had informed them that the 35-year-old was upset after being transferred. The police handed over the body to his family after fulfilling legal formalities.
Electrocuted: A woman was died of electric shock at the rooftop of her house in Green Town.
According to rescuers, Azra Bibi was doing some domestic chores when she accidentally touched an electricity wire, as a result of which she received electric shock.
The mother of six was taken to a hospital where she expired. The body was handed over the family after legal formalities.
Dies: An inmate of Central Jail, Kot Lakhpat, expired at Jinnah Hospital on Friday two days after his condition deteriorated due to some medical complications.
Sharafat, of Raja Jang in Kasur District, and was incarcerated in connection with a murder case. The body was sent for an autopsy.
Fires: Two women fainted and valuables worth hundreds of thousands of rupees were gutted after a fire broke out in a house near Pakistan Mint in Baghbanpura.
The Rescue 1122 personnel brought the blaze under control after hectic efforts while the women were shifted to a hospital where they are said to be out of danger.
In another incident, goods worth thousands of rupees were gutted when a fire broke out in a shoe factory in Liaqatabad area owing to short-circuiting. The Rescue 1122 fire-fighters controlled the flames after hectic efforts. No casualty was, however, reported.
LAHORE: Around 70 percent of the city’s markets remained closed on Saturday as traders went ...