Transgender person among three murdered in Pindi – 06 Feb 2023

RAWALPINDI: Three persons, including a transgender and a woman, were murdered in separate incidents while a bride was shot and injured by a young man at her wedding ceremony, police said on Sunday.

Sharafat Ali alias Tipu, a resident of Okara, lodged an FIR with the Waris Khan police stating that they were participating in a function at Ghauri Town when their friend Saifur Rehman called toinform that Zahoor Ahmad, one of their colleagues, was found dead in a room at Sadiqabad with a waistband tied to his neck.

The police were called to the scene who shifted the body to hospital for postmortem.

The police said the deceased was a transgender person, however, the killer was yet to be traced.

In another incident, a woman was gunned down while another was shot and injured.

Initial police report said Hifsa was 1(illed whileMaryam was injured in a clash between two groups over a dispute of land in Kahuta.

In Chakra, located in the limits of Naseerabad police, a man was also gunned down.

Police said Nabeel Ahmad, 35, was sitting at his shop when an unidentified motorcycle rider shot him dead and escaped.

Moreover, a bride was shot and injured on her wedding day in the Waris Khan police area on Sunday.

Mohammad Ali, a resident of Shah Khalid Colony, told police that his daughter was sitting on the stage at the wed-ding hall on the eve of her marriage when Owais, 23, opened fire at her, injuring her critically.

Police said the suspect, a salesman at a garment shop, was arrested and a case registered against him.

The injured was shifted to hospital where she was stated to be in a critical condition.

Three arrested in murder cases Attock police`s homicide investigation unit on Sunday arrested three suspects wanted in as many cases.The unit traced a man wanted in the killing of Mohammad Fiaz who was gunned down near a stone crushing plant at Pathargarh.

Moreover, Hazro police arrested a woman who allegedly shot dead her husband on Saturday.

Meanwhile, Hassanabdal police nabbed another man who was nominated in the abduction of a 16-year-old girl from village Ghreeshen. Wah Saddar police also arrested a motorcycle lifter and recovered two stolen bikes from his possession.

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