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Robbers throw acid on girl on resistance

SIALKOT – Robbers threw acid on the face of the daughter of a trader on offering resistance in Muradpur here on December 26 night. Police said three robbers entered the house of Haji Abdul Razzaq , held his family at gunpoint and started collecting valuables.

As his daughter Saira, 22, put up resistance, the robbers threw acid on her face and fled away with gold ornaments, cash and other valuables worth Rs250,000. The girl was admitted to hospital in critical condition. Muradpur police have registered a case with no arrest.

KILLS WIFE: A rickshaw driver allegedly strangled his angry wife with the help of his brother in his in-laws’ house in Uggoki. Arshad had a quarrel with his wife Samina over a domestic issue and he killed her.

Police have registered a case with no arrest. In Baddomalhi, Narowal, Dr Afzal Khan allegedly shot dead his first wife Saira over a domestic dispute. She had no child and the accused had contracted a second marriage.

SUICIDES: A young man and his beloved reportedly committed suicide in Channu Mom village here on Monday when their parents refused to marry them. Shahzad and ‘N’ took poison as their parents turned their proposal because they belonged to different families. Meanwhile, in Happugarah village, an unemployed married man, Muhammad Ilyas, committed suicide by swallowing poison over a domestic dispute.

KIDNAP: Five gunmen kidnapped the daughter of a labourer when she was going to a madressah in Daska city on Monday. Daska police have registered a case against Zeeshan alias Shani, Farooq Mughal, Najma Bibi and their two unidentified accomplices with no arrest.

SENTENCED: An anti-terrorism court on Monday handed down death sentence to dacoit-cum-killer Abrar Hasan for killing a landlord during a dacoity incident in his house in Pindi Panjoraan village here on Jan 3.

Source: Dawn