‘Love marriage’ bloodbath
KASUR: Two persons, including a woman, were shot dead and two others injured in the name of honour at Dholan Hithar in the precincts of Khudian police here on Monday.
Tasneem Bibi married Muhammad Saleem of Dholan against the wishes of her parents. On Monday morning, Tasneem’s brother Qasim with four unidentified accomplices stormed into the house of Saleem and peppered the family of Saleem with bullets.
Iftikhar and Parveen died, while Mahboob and Saleem’s mother Ayesha Bibi were injured and rushed to Kasur District Headquarters (DHQ) Hospital to be referred to Lahore General Hospital owing to their critical condition.
Also, road accidents claimed three lives in as many hits.
Sabir Ali along with his mother was travelling to village Sahjra from Kasur on his motorcycle, when near Dhoop Saree a tractor-trolley hit them. Sabir died instantly while his mother received serious injuries and was admitted to the DHQ Hospital.
In the second incident, a tractor-trolley hit two motorcyclists, Irfan and Qurban Ali on Deepalpur Road. Irfan died on the scene while Qurban was rushed to the DHQ Hospital.
In the third incident, two motorcycles collided head-on in the pre-Iftar rush near the general post office.
The collision claimed the life of Ali Ahmed while Munir Ahmed was taken to the DHQ Hospital to be referred to Lahore Jinnah Hospital owing to critical condition.