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Police arrest man for killing estranged wife

ATTOCK: The Attock police claimed on Wednesday to have arrested a man for allegedly murdering his wife and recovered the murder weapon.

Younis’s wife complained to the Saddar Hassan Abdal police that her daughter was living in her house after developing a domestic dispute with her husband Muhammad Adnan of Pathar Garh.

On the day of the incident, Adnan came to in-laws’ house to take his estranged wife back. The couple exchanged an argument which led to shooting. The suspects fled the scene. The woman died on the spot. Police registered a case and later arrested Adnan.

The body of an elderly man was found in a well in Chabb area of Attock district. The Jand police said the unidentified man in his 60s had been missing for the last several days. The body was shifted for autopsy.

A 25-year-old woman suffered a bullet wound after her husband’s pistol went off “accidentally” in Brayair village. The Hazro police said the victim’s husband was cleaning the weapon at the time of the incident. The injured was taken to a local hospital where she was in a stable condition. Police have registered separate cases and are investigating.

The Attock police claim to have arrested Shahzad, a suspected robber, who allegedly looted truck and dumper drivers on highways. Police recovered a weapon and booty from his possession. The police also arrested a man who attempted to kill his brother-in-law. Afzaal allegedly tried to kill Sharafat in the Hazro area. Police arrested Afzaal and charged him with an attempted murder.

The other day, Ambassador of Austria to Pakistan Andrea Wicke lauded the educational standards of a private college in the Pindigheb town of Attock.

During her visit, she lauded the college’s facilities and distributed prizes among the students who had excelled in various curricular and co-curricular activities. “I am impressed by the quality of education being imparted at this college,” she said.

“The students are well-rounded and have a strong understanding of both the theoretical and practical aspects of their studies.” Wicke also praised the college’s facilities, which she said were state-of-the-art. She said that the college was providing students with the skills they needed to succeed in the global job market.

In her address to the students, she urged them to continue to strive for excellence.

Source: Express Tribune