Another biker injured by stray kite string
LAHORE: A motorcyclist was injured by a kite string in the Mughalpura region on Friday. The victim identified as Sajjad from Mughalpura was riding his motorbike home from work when a stray kite string tangled in his neck leaving a deep cut. The injured person was rushed to hospital. DIG Operations became aware of the incident and requested a report from SP Cantt and ordered an indictment against the SHO concerned.
Kite seller detained: Police in Harbanspura have arrested a man for selling white kites to fly at night. Police recovered five kites and three chemical strings from the possession of the accused who was later identified as Junaid.
CM takes note: Usman Buzdar taking note of the death of a citizen due to kite string requested a report from the IG police. The CM has directed actions against those responsible for negligence in preventing kite-flying incidents. Strict law enforcement must be ensured and action must be taken against law breakers, he said. A zero tolerance policy must be adopted, he reiterated and expressed his sincere condolences to the bereaved family. IGP Punjab has expressed anger over the death of a 25-year-old citizen due to a kite wire rope in Sargodha and requested a report from RPO Sargodha. He ordered all RPOs and DPOs in the province to step up the crackdown on the kites.
Man kills wife: A 55-year-old woman was killed by her husband on Friday for a domestic problem in Sehuwari Bazaar, Mughalpura. Defendant Ghulam Muhayyuddin got angry while exchanging hot words with his wife Naseem and hit her on the head with a hammer, following which she died instantly. The body was transferred to the morgue.
Accidents: The Punjab Emergency Service (Rescue 1122) responded to 1,177 road accidents in all districts of Punjab in the past 24 hours. In these accidents, 12 people died, while 1,236 were injured. Of this number, 704 people were seriously injured and were transferred to various hospitals. While 532 minor injuries were taken care of at the scene of the incident by Rescue medical teams.
shot dead: A hitman was shot by his own accomplices during an alleged encounter with police in the Chuhng area on Friday.
CIA police arrested Hamid Butt, an assassin, and brought him to Lahore. When they reached the Chuhng area, Hamid’s accomplices opened fire indiscriminately on the group of police to rescue the accused. As a result, Hamid Butt was killed by fire from his own accomplices. The accused managed to escape from the scene. Hamid was a resident of Shadbagh who was wanted by Lahore police in other cases including attempted murder, murder, robbery and extortion. Her brother was previously killed in a clash with police during the robbery.