DADU: Lips of a boy were cut by maternal uncles and a cousin over a farmland dispute at the village of Omer Panhwar near Dadu city on Sunday.
The student of second year (per-engineering) of Degree Collage Dadu, Raiz Panhwar, was brought to the Dadu Civil Hospital in injured condition by Khudabad police area police.
Talking to reporters, medical officer Dr Talib Hussain said the boy’s lips were cut with a dagger. He said the legs and arms of the boy also had scars. His condition was serious and it would take him 20 to 25 days to improve, he added.
Dadu ASP Mohammad Sarfaraz Virk said that Khudabad police had lodged an FIR against maternal uncles Haroon, Tarique, cousin Pir Bux and two unknown accused.
Protest against loadshedding
A large number of citizens and social activists staged a demonstration at the railway track between Dadu and Larkana on Sunday in protest against loadshedding, issuance of detection bills.
The protesters’ leaders said 14 hours loadshedding was being observed daily in the city and its surrounding parts. Sepco officials were issuing detection and inflated bills to consumers and when consumers visited their offices for correction, officials misbehaved with them, they said.
Many transformers had developed faults but the officials were demanding bribe for their replacement, they said.