Girl shot at as marriage proposal rejected -Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)

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Girl shot at as marriage proposal rejected

SARGODHA: An armed man shot at a girl in Fatima Jinnah Colony as a result of her family’s turning down his marriage proposal to the victim.Moreover, Shahid Zaman, the accused, also intercepted the Rescue 1122 officials who were to shift the wounded girl to a hospital.

Earlier, Zaman entered into the house of Ghulam Mustafa, a vender, and attacked his 15-year-old daughter Sanam Bibi. As a result, she suffered bullet wounds. People of the locality informed the police and the Rescue 1122. The accused intercepted the rescuers and forced them to go back. Later, the girl’s relatives rushed her to the District Headquarters Hospital in critical condition. The accused is still at large. The other members of the girl’s family said that the accused were moving in the locality freely. They said that the incident took place as they had rejected the accused proposal to marry the victim. Police sources said that a case had been registered with the Jhal Chakkian police station.

‘PASSPORT SEEKERS BEING FACILITATED’: Regional Passport Officer Fawad Tariq Cheema said that the process to get a passport had been made easy and the applicants are being facilitated at Regional Passport Office. He said that a separate counter was working for senior citizens and women, adding that the personnel behaved with the visitors very politely. He said the entry of agents into the passport office had been banned and the security officials also been directed in this regard so that the people could not be plundered by such elements. He said in case of any complaint, the applicants should meet him without any hesitation.

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