Man tortured to death over ‘honour’
The killers, who were at large since committing the homicide, chopped off the nose, lips, legs and arms of Saeed Ahmad who died from the torture. The incident occurred in the vicinity of Tarkhani police station.
Reports said Saeed Ahmed had allegedly developed relations with Shakeela some two years back. When Abdul Hameed, brother of the girl, came to know about the matter he axed his sister to death. Police registered a case against Hameed but failed to arrest him.
On learning about Shakeela’s murder, Saeed immediately left the area to save his life and went underground.Meanwhile, Hameed and his brother Munir kept looking for Saeed to ‘settle the score’.
On Saturday, the brothers received a tip-off regarding Saeed’s presence in the village. They, with the help of an accomplice, kidnapped Saeed and subjected him to brutal torture, which caused his death.
The killers threw his body on the roadside, which was removed to hospital by police.The deceased had a son and a daughter.Tarkhani SHO said a case had been registered against Abdul Hameed, Munir and Shahnawaz. Raids were being conducted for their arrest, he added.