Man murders wife, injures daughter over estrangement – 28 Apr 2023

OKARA: A man shot dead his estranged wife at Chak 34/1-AL and injured his minor daughter for attempting to save her mother on Thursday.

As per the first information report (FIR), Mustafa and Najma used to quarrel with each other over petty matters.

The couple had a 12-yearold daughter, Minahil.

Some days back, they had another quarrel and Najma left the house to live with her parents with her daughter.

Mustafa, along with brother Q aisar and father Nawaz went to his in-laws and opened fire at his wife. Their daughter, Minahil, attempted to save her mother but she also received bullet shots.

Najma died on the spot while the armed suspects managed to escape.

Rescue 1122 shifted the injured Minahil to the Tehsil Headquarters Hospital, Renala.

Shergarh police, along with a crime scene unit and forensic team collected evi-dence from the site.

On the report of Najma`s brother Amir Ali, police registered a case against Mustafa and three other suspects.

WHEAT: The district food department has purchased 490,000 100kg bags from Depalpur and Renala Khurd tehsils while 813,000 gunny bags have been issued to the farmers.

This was stated by District Food Controller Umair Sagheer in a district review committee meeting chaired by Deputy Commissioner Dr Muhammad Zeeshan Hanif who directed the department officials to provide bags to the wheat farmers to achieve the procurement target in the district.

Similarly, the Pakistan Agriculture Storage and Services Corporation (Passco) is also doing wheat procurement in Okara tehsil zone. It has so far procured 116,000 100kg bags against its target 85,000 metric tonnes.

This was claimed by Passco zonal office purchase inspector Iftikhar.

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