Woman arrested for murder of husband – 19 Aug 2022


OKARA: A woman along with her brother-in-law on Wednesday night allegedly axed her husband to death at village 26/2R.

As per first information report, complainant Abdul Salam said he visited the house of his son Amir Sohail where his daughterin-law Misbah along with his another son Faisal allegedly axed her husband (Amir) to death. The complainant said the suspects hurled threats at him and managed their escape.

Satgarh police claimed to have arrested the suspects and registered a case against them under sections 302 and 34 of Pakistan Penal Code.

In another incident, a man was shot dead and another injured near Bhoman Shah at HaveliDipalpur road.

According to FIR, Nadeem Ashraf, Muhammad Ashraf, Qari Bilal and Abdul Rehman were on their way home after attending a religious programme at Haveli Lakkhawhen three suspects tried to intercept their car.

The suspects opened fire when the driver accelerated the vehicle as a result Ashraf and Abdu Rehman received bullets wounds. Ashraf succumbed to his injuries while Abdur Rehman was admitted to hospital.

Depalpur Saddar police have registered a case undersecdons302,324and 34 of PPC against unidentified suspects.

MoU: A memorandum of understanding (MoU) between the University of Okara (UO) and Lahore College for Women University (LCWU) seeks to build various research consortiums involving leading national and international institutions of higher learning.

The MoU was signed by UO Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Muhammad Wajid and LCWU VC Prof Dr Bushra Mirza.

The consortiums will be for various disciplines of sciences, social sciences and humanities. Moreover, building academia-industry linkages were also part of the understanding.UO Registrar Dr Muhammad Tahir Khan and In-charge department of statistics Dr Maqsood Ahmed were also present.

Dr Wajid said: `We have planned to build a consortium that will help us to jointly organise international conferences, initiate faculty and students exchange programmes and use one another`s research labs and f acilities.

Dr Bushra regarded the MoU as a major stepping stone towards bringing national and global academic community on a platform where they could share innovative ideas, initiate joint research ventures, take advantage from common expertise and give their teachers and students broader exposure.

According to the MoU, the two universities will also be collaborating in various crucial areas of research including genome editing, genetic studies, biodiversity and food security. Moreover, all other disciplines of sciences and social sciences will also have opportunities to collaborate.

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