Two Men Found Dead
TWO men were found dead in mysterious circumstances in separate localities of the Shafiqabad police area on Monday. The body of a 30-year-old youth was found from the bank of River Ravi. Police said some unidentified accused had shot him dead by hitting his temple.
“The victim was kidnapped by some unidentified suspects for ransom and later killed,” a police official claimed. The body was removed to the morgue for autopsy. A case has been registered.
Meanwhile, a 40-year-old unidentified man was found dead near Karim Park. Locals spotted the body and informed the police about it. Police made announcements in local mosques but nobody turned up to claim it. Police suspected that the deceased might have been an addict and died of drugs overuse. The body was removed to morgue.
Woman killed on road: A 50-year-old woman was killed after a dumper truck hit her in the Islampura police precincts on Monday. The deceased, Josphen, a resident of Sanda, was crossing a road when a speeding dumper (LZR-2191) hit her. As a result, she sustained severe injuries. She was removed to Mayo Hospital where she died. The driver of the vehicle fled the scene.
Police after impounding the vehicle have registered a case against the unidentified accused. Addict dies: A 30-year-old addict died after he injected himself a heavy narcotic injection in the Civil Lines police area on Monday.
Police said the deceased, later identified as Shoaib alias Mithu, a resident of Mozang, was involved in drugs-smuggling and he himself was also a drug addict. He administered himself an injection and fell unconscious. A local of the area said that the addict died before any medical treatment was provided to him. Police later handed over the body to his heirs.