Youth kills three over `breaking off engagement` – 05 Feb 2023

GUJRANWALA: A youth allegedly killed three of his relatives over breaking off engagement here on Friday at Mauza Nathosuya.

Reports said Mohsin Ejaz, a resident of Thatta Gondlan, Hafizabad, was engaged to his cousin.

His uncle broke off the engagement.

On Friday, Mohsin along with his mother Kausar Bibi visited his aunt`s house at Mauza Nathosuya for reconciliation. After exchange of arguments, Mohsin opened fire, killing his uncle Attaullah Saveya, aunt Safia and cousin on the spot.

Mohsin fled the scene after leaving his mother Kausar Bibi and his motorcycle there; however, locals overpowered him and handed him overto the police.

Police also took Kausar into custody and shifted bodies to THQ Hospital.

Further investigation is under way.

GRID STATION: Federal Energy Minister Engineer Khurram Dastgir Khan says the construction of 132-KV Daulatnagar grid station and transmission line will open a new chapter of development in the area.

He said the project, built with a huge investment, would also help Gepco reduce line losses.

He was addressing the inauguration ceremony of the completion of the grid station and feeding transmission line.

Gepco Chief Executive Eng Mohammad Ayub, BoD Chairman Mohammad Shoaib Butt, Nawabzada Ghazanfar Gul and others also spoke on the occasion.

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