TOBA TEK SINGH: A farmer shot dead his wife and her alleged lover in Chak 367-JB in Jallianwala near Gojra on Friday night.
Reports said Khalid gunned down his wife, Shakila, and Kashif Masih when he saw them together in his house.
The accused surrendered to the Gojra Sadar police on Saturday morning.
Riaz Masih, the uncle of Kashif and a resident of Chak 304-JB, told reporters at the police station that the double murder was the outcome of a land dispute between the accused and his nephew. He said since Shakila was issueless and the accused simultaneously got rid of both his wife and his rival.
He claimed that his nephew was murdered at some other place and his body was placed beside Shakila’s body in her house to show that they were killed for honour.
Police were investigating the matter.
BAN: Speeches of 23 ulema were banned on Saturday by DCO Rana Amanullah on the recommendation of DPO Rana Ahmad Hasan under MPO for the maintenance of peace during Muharram.
According to a press release, the ulema barred from speeches included defunct Sipah-i-Sahaba Pakistan chief Maulana Muhammad Ahmad Ludhianvi of Kamalia, Maulana Ismail Hammad, Qari Abdul Rahim Zahid, Maulana Abdul Rehman, Qari Habibullah, Ghulam Abbas Jakhar, Zaigham Hussain, Mumtaz Husain Gondal, Maulana Burq Toheedi, Mufti Muhammad Aslam, Maulana Abdullah Ludhianvi, Hafiz Muhammad Abdullah, Maulana Muhammad Awais, Maulana Allah Bakhsh, Maulana Abdul Ghafoor Rabbani, Qari Rafiq Anwar, Qari Noor Muhammad, Maulvi Muhammad Sadiq, Syed Sarfrazul Hasan Shah, Qari Abdul Rehman, Maulana Abdul Haq Khaliq and Qari Tahir Farooqi.