Girl killed, Seven Injured In Roof Collapse
A 10-year-old girl was killed and seven other people were injured when the roof of a double storey building collapsed at Dhobi Street, Mohalla Bibi Pakdaman, on early Saturday.
The deceased girl was identified as Komal, the daughter of Muhammad Haider Shah. A rescuer said that on Saturday night Haider Shah, his spouse Nusrat Bibi, 35, his children Ali Haider, 18, Ayesha, 15, Babar Ali, 12, Komal, 10, Saba, 11 and a guest, Kamran, 22, were sleeping in the building when all of a sudden its roof collapsed. A neighbour said that there was a hue and cry when the family was trapped in debris. “Komal was dead when we removed the victims from the debris after hectic efforts of three hours,” a rescuer added. The locals along with rescue teams however shifted the injured to the Sir Ganga Ram Hospital where their condition was stated to be stable.
Man kills wife’s ogler: A man killed a man for ogling his wife at Jamal Colony in the Hanjerwal police area on early Saturday.
The deceased was identified as Sadiq, 29, a resident of Chunian. Police said Sadiq was living in a rented quarter in front of Muhammad Noor’s quarter and he used to ogle latter’s wife Sobia. Police said the woman informed her husband about this which infuriated her husband.
Police said Noor Muhammad often rebuked Sadiq from doing so but the latter did not heed it. Police said accused Noor Muhammad killed Sadiq with a metallic rod by hitting his head when he (Sadiq) was sleeping on his house’s roof. Later, the accused himself phoned the police concerned and informed about the incident. Police have arrested the accused and his wife besides registering a murder case under section 302 of PPC against him.
Body found: A body was found from a culvert in the Samanabad area on Saturday.
Police suspected that the man, unidentified so far, might have been murdered and later his body dumped in the drain. The body was shifted to morgue for autopsy.