Woman `burnt by in-laws` – 27 Apr 2023

GUJRANWALA: A woman from Gula Agha Khanwala is undergoing treatment for severe burn injuries in a Lahore hospital.

The People`s Colony police are investigating the case.

Reports suggest that Adiba Bibi`s in-laws sprinkled petrol on her and set her on fire. She was initially taken to the Gujranwala Civil Hospital but later referred to Lahore due to her critical condition.

The station house officer stated the hospital informed them about the incident, but the police were not informed by the family, which makes the matter suspicious.

Adiba`s husband claimed that she set herself on fire, but the police are looking into the matter.

ATTACK: Up to 25 armed men broke into the house of a female health department employee inRahwali on Wednesday over a land dispute. They broke the nose bone of her younger brother, Javed, and fractured an arm of her nephew, Ahsan.

Ghazala Yasmin, Javed and Ahsan were at home when Zulfiqar, Shamshad, Ayaz Sajjad, Sufyan, Nauman Adeel and 20 unidentified gunmen arrived and warned against buying the land adjacent to their house.

The attackers used their weapons to break the doors of two rooms and beat Javed and Ahsan.

They also destroyed the walls of Ghazala`s property using a tractor.

When Ghazala called the police, the attackers fled the scene.

Javed and Ahsan were taken to the hospital for medical assistance.

The cantonment police have registered a case against the suspects.

CASE: The Civil Line Police have registered a case against six people for selling fake e-stamp papers.

Retired Maj Muhammad Mustafareported that he bought an e-paper to pay Rs15,000 fees. However, he later found that Aamir Kamil, Amil Aleem, Adil and Shazia had forged the e-stamp paper.

The Civil Line Police registered a case against the suspects, and Sub-Inspector Liaqat Randhawa was assigned to investigate the case. However, he colluded with the suspects and tried to spoil the case.

Mr Mustafa reported the matter to City Police Officer Ayaz Saleem.

The CPO initiated an investigation, which revealed that SI Randhawa was guilty of spoiling the case. He was suspended, and Assistant ASI Abdul Razzaq was appointed as the new investigation officer.

The police have arrested one suspect,and raids are beingconducted to apprehend others.

The CPO has vowed to take strict action against those involved in producing fake stamp papers.

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