Man strangles daughter – 08 Feb 2023

OKARA: A man, along with his two brothers and four other accomplices allegedly strangled his teenage daughter to death over `honour` at 1/4L village on Tuesday.

As per the first information report (FIR), registered at Sadar police station, on the complaint of Liaquat, his niece Javairia had eloped with one Sabir, some three weeks back.

However, the village elders intervened and managed to get the girl back to her parents house.The complainant said that in the wee hours of Tuesday, Javaria s` father Haider, along with his brothers, Ashig and Khaliq, and their relatives Shah Nawaz, Hameed and two unidentified men, allegedly strangled the girl to death.

The suspects then dumped the girl`s body in the fields on the village outskirts, he said.

On Liaqat`s complaint, the police registered a case against the seven suspects under sections 302, 148, 149 and 311 of the Pakistan Penal Code (PPC).

INJURED: Two women suffered severe burns as explosivematerial caught fire when they were making fireworks in a house at Gogera.

As per Rescue 1122 officials, some men and women were making fireworks in a house on Jandraka road, near Cha Sherowala, Gogera, to be sold for display at weddings.

Suddenly, the explosive material being used to make fireworks, caught fire, causing an explosion.

As a result, two of the women, Farzana (30) and Kulsoom (45), suffered severe burns, who were shifted to the district headquarters hospital in an ambulance by a Rescue 1122 team.

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