BAHAWALPUR: The Saddar police arrested three suspects, including two women, in the case of murder of a mother and her daughter allegedly through poisoning at Chota Bindra.
The victims were identified as Rabia Bibi and her daughter Alisha. Police had registered the first information report (FIR) on the complaint of Rabia`s son-in-law, Muhammad Ajmal. In his complaint, Ajmal alleged that his mother-in-law Rabia and sister-in-law Alisha were allegedly administered poison through a pudding by one of his relatives, Salman Shah, in whose house the deceased were living.
The FIR alleged that the deceased were tortured to force them to eat the poisonous pudding. It further said that Salman, his wife Naurean Bibi, hersister-in-law Tania Bibi and Meraj Bibi continued torturing the deceased during the night.
He alleged that his mother-in-law and her daughter were forced by the suspects to do immoral activities. On their refusal, they allegedly poisoned them and tortured them to death.
After a post-mortem, police handed the bodies over to their family and sent the pudding utensils and other material for laboratory analysis.
SUGAR CESS: The sugar cess committee in its meeting, held under the chairmanship of Deputy Commissioner Irfan Ali Kathiya, approved execution of 17 road schemes under the sugar cess fund amounting to Rs175 million.
The DC directed to ensure the quality work during construction and repair of roads in the sugarcane areas of the district.