TOBA TEK SINGH: A doctor, owner of a hospital located on Satiana Road, Faisalabad, was allegedly murdered by the former husband of his third wife on Friday night.
According to the first information report (FIR) registered by Faisalabad Sadar police under sections 302,109,148 and149 ofthe Pakistan Penal Code (PPC), complainant Waleed Nawaz stated he and his father, Dr Haq Nawaz, owner of a hospital, were going home in Rachna Town when her stepmother Tayyaba`s former husband Tanweer and his accomplices opened fire on their car, leaving his father seriously injured. Dr Nawaz later succumbed to his wounds.
He said his stepmother Tayyaba was also involved in his father`s murder.
City Police Officer (CPO) Umer Saeed Malik said the prime suspect, Tanweer, and his four accomplices had been arrested.
He said a special investigation team including SSP investigation Muhammad Ajmal, Iqbal Town SP Kamran Asghar, Sadar DSP Akhtar Wains, CIA DSP Muhammad Hanif and Sadar police SHO Muhammad Ayub, was investigating the murder case.
COPS SACKED: Faisalabad CPO sacked fourpolicemen involved in harassment of couples visiting parks and blackmailing them.
The CPO penalised the four four police men following an inquiry initiated on the complaint of a resident of Jarranwala, lodged a few days ago.
The complainant had said the policemen harassed the couples when they go to parks for a walk and demanded nikahnama (marriage certificate) from them and blackmailed them.
The CPO said that during an inquiry four policemen were found guilty and were sacked.
ESCAPES CUSTODY: An accused in a narcotics case managed to escape from police custody on Saturday when he was brought by police for production in a court on Saturday.
The accused, Usman Fageer, managed to escape when Ghulam Muhammad Abad police brought him for appearancein a court.
CPO Umar Saeed Malik took notice of the incident and suspended five policemen -ASI Amir Rafiq and constables Junaid Iqbal, Togeer Abbas, Zohaib Abbas and Usman Ghani -from service.
The CPO also formed a team comprising five police officers to arrest the accused.
A case has also been registered against the suspended policemen.