LAHORE: A 40-year-old woman was gunned down by her second husband in Ghaziabad area on Wednesday. The deceased was identified as Kalsoom Bibi, a resident of Manzoor Colony.
Police said that Kalsoom Bibi left the house of her first husband Allah Ditta and eloped with another man, Din Muhammad, almost one year and a half back. Kalsoom and Din Muhammad were residing in a rented house in Manzoor Colony.
On the day of incident, Kalsoom was recovered dead in her house with a bullet wound to her face. Police have registered a case against the accused on the complaint of her first husband and sent the body to morgue for autopsy.
Meanwhile, a 20-year-old youth was knocked down by unidentified vehicle in the precincts of Shadbag police. The deceased was identified as Azhar, resident of Kasurpura, in Shafiqabad. Police officer said that Azhar was on his way when some unknown vehicle hit him near Amir Road and fled. Police reached on the spot after being informed by some locals. The injured was taken to a local hospital where doctors pronounced him dead. Police handed over the dead body to his heirs after legal formalities.
Household items including furniture and electronic appliances were gutted in ashes when fire broke out in a house in Johar Town. Cause of fire was said to be short circuit. Firefighters rushed to the scene and extinguished fire after hectic efforts.
No casualty was reported in the said incident. Panic gripped the locals of Islampura when a transformer installed outside a house was caught by fire.