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Body of minor girl, killed for honour, retrieved

By Our Correspondent 2023-01-04
TOBA TEK SINGH: Rescue 1122 divers and Jhang police of ficials worked for three days in vain to recover the body of a girl from the Korraywali Kachi canal near Jhang.

During the investigation, Babar Ali Sial, who reportedly murdered his minor daughter for honour, told authorides that he had dumped the body into a canal. He changed his story on Tuesday and directed the police to the correct spot.

Sania, his 12-year-old daughter, was strangled and her body was dumped in an abandoned water well in his village of Kot Khaira. Later, he used a tractor to fill the well with earth.Police excavated the well, retrieved the body and shifted it to the Jhang DHQ Hospital for an autopsy.

Sania was hidden in the house of her auntin Jhang,fearingfor her life, but her father and five relatives succeeded in kidnapping her on Dec 27.

FIRs: Up to 350 FIRs were registered against LPG cylinder decanung shopkeepers in the Faisalabad district in 2022 and action was also taken against 616 illegal petrol and diesel sellers.

Civil Defence Officer Rana Muhammad Abbas said that fire safety equipment was examined in 2,969 textile mills, weaving factories, petrol pumps, flour mills, high-rise buildings, and cold storage facilities, and of them, 765 were fined for viola-tions of safety rules.

ENCOUNTERS: Two alleged robbers were injured critically in two encounters with Faisalabad police early on Tuesday morning.

According to Faisalabad City police, the first encounter took place with Jarranwala City police when a police party followed three outlaws who had snatched a motorcycle and valuables from people near Chak 240-GB. As soon as the police asked the robbers to stop their motorcycle on Kot Kabeer Link Road, they opened fire which was also retaliated. Two of the gunmen fled, however, one was injured and arrested.

Identified as Muhammad Husnain of Jarranwala, he was shifted to the Jarranwala THQ Hospital.The second encounter occurred in the Tandlianwala Saddar police area near Chak 612-GB, where the police stopped two motorcyclists but they opened fire and in crossfiring one of them was wounded while the accomplice fled. He was identified as Imtiaz Ahmad, of Chak 423-GB.

He was shifted to Tandlianwala THQ Hospital.

ACCIDENT: Two people died and a third was injure d critically on Tuesday evening near the University of Agriculture Faisalabad`s sub-campus on Toba-Khikha Bangla Road when their motorcycle collided with a tractor-trolley.

Rescue 1122 said both deceased were identified as Danish Ali and MujahidHussain. Injured Raja Muhammad Amer was shif ted to the DHQ Hospital.

TEST: The University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, conducted a written test for the English Works (EW) programme, meant for polishing the English proficiency and entrepreneurial skills of the students.

The EW is sponsored by the Regional English Language Office for the workforce development of students from the underprivileged community of age group17to 25yearsthrough enhancing their English proficiency and entrepreneurship skills.

The selected students for EW will attend free-of-cost classes for six months and receive stipends.