Teenage girl murdered by brother over trifle – 22 May 2023

TOBA TEK SINGH: A 16-year-old girl was murdered by her brother over a trifle at Chak 272 RB Saimay Nagan in the Dijkot Police Station area in Faisalabad on Sunday.

The parents of the victim, Nida Parveen, told the police that their son, Muhammad Asim, demanded money from his sister but she refused to do so. This led to a quarrel between the siblings and Asim shot Nida dead. He fled after the shooting.

Meanwhile, a suspected thief was shot by a security guard near Madina Town Hockey Stadium in Faisalabad when he saw him stealing steel bars from outside a shop. The suspect was identified as Noor Ahmed (27). Rescue 1122 shifted the injured suspect to the district headquarters hospital.

In Chak 335-GB of Rajana, a man shot his father-in-law and sisterin-law after his wife eloped with a man of his village.

Police said Iftikhar Ahmad was enraged after his wife left him.

He suspected the involvement of his in-laws in the matter.

He went to the house of his in-laws and opened indiscriminate fire. As a result, his father-in-law, Abdul Sattar (60), and sister-in-law Iqra Bibi (18) were critically wounded. Rescue 1122 shifted both the injured to the district headquarters hospital.

HAJ FLIGHT: Federal Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah Khan saw 150 pilgrims off on the first Haj fiight of the Pakistan International Airlines that took off for Madina at the Faisalabad airport.

In his address to the pilgrims, the minister said an agreement was signed between interior ministries of Saudi Arabia and Pakistan for using the `Road to Mecca` easy immigration system for 36,000 Pakistani pilgrims but on his request, the Saudi government had increased the numberofthefacilityusersto40,000. This time the pilgrims departing from Islamabad and Peshawar airports would be able to have this facility; however, it would be extended to the pilgrims from some other airports, including Faisalabad, Karachi and Lahore, he said.

DROWNS: A man drowned in Rakh Branch Canal in Faisalabad.

According to Rescue 1122, Suhail Nasir (33) of Nadir Town locality was taking a bath in the canal near Abdullahpur overhead bridge when he drowned.

Rescuers took his body out of water.

INJURED: The headmistress of Pirmahal Government Special Education School and a teacher received injuries after their car overturned near Arrouti on Pirmhahal-Abdul Hakim road.

Reports said headmistress Sadia Waqar and teacher Aqsa had gone to the Arrouti Police Station asexperttranslators to explain to the police the sign language of a deaf girl who was sexually assaulted.

Both the injured were shifted to the Pirmahal Tehsil Headquarters Hospital.

ROBBERY: Thieves took away gold ornaments, 5,000 UAE dirhams, cash and other valuables worth more than Rs4m from the houses of four brothers at Chak 17-JB Gagh in Shorkot.

Muhammad Aslam informed the Shorl(ot Cantt police that thieves entered the houses of his sons situated adjacent to his own by breaking the roofs. He added that the thieves took away his precious partridges.

COMMISSIONER: Commissioner Silwat Saeed asked the Parks and Horticulture Authority to make Faisalabad greener.

The commissioner presided over a meeting on Sunday and issued directions for planting six-foot trees on the roads of the city. She held another meeting on the construction of the Green Corridor with Railway Lines.

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