A teenager commits suicide
LAHORE: A teenager committed suicide by shooting himself in the head in Johar Town on Saturday.
Victim Syed Ahsan Raza, a resident of Shadiwal, was reportedly frustrated by his poor home conditions. On the day of the incident, he was so depressed that he committed suicide.
The Edhi Foundation took the body to the morgue for autopsy. Police said they are investigating the case.
Boy’s body found in canal: The body of a 12-year-old boy was found in a canal near Campus Bridge in the Muslim Town police area on Sunday.
The boy has not yet been identified. It is suspected that the boy drowned while taking a bath. Edhi Ambulance moved the body to the morgue.
Meanwhile, a 40-year-old man was found dead in a canal near Dharampura Bridge in Mustafabad on Saturday.
Police said the man identified as Chand was a drug addict and may have accidentally fallen into the canal. Edhi Ambulance transferred the body to the morgue for autopsy.
Man found dead: A 35-year-old man was found dead near Taxali Chowk in the Tabi City Police Zone on Saturday.
Police say the man, who has not yet been identified, was a drug addict who may have died from a drug overdose. The body was taken to the morgue for autopsy.
Miner’s body found in canal: The body of an unidentified five-year-old child was found in a canal near Campus Bridge on Saturday.
According to our information, a passerby spotted the body floating in the canal and alerted the police. A police team arrived on the scene on information and with the help of Rescue 1122 recovered the body. Edhi Ambulance took him to the morgue for autopsy. Police said the cause of death would be determined after the autopsy. They were trying to determine the identity of the victim.
Woman dies, husband injured in accident: A 60-year-old woman died and her husband was injured in a road accident near Chungi Amar Sadhu on Saturday.
The victims were identified as Arshad Ali and Latifan Bibi cycling and going somewhere. As they reached near the Shanghai Bridge on Ferozepur Road, a company truck collided with the bike. The victims were seriously injured. The injuries claimed the life of Latifan Bibi.
Arshad Ali, injured, was transferred to Lahore General Hospital for treatment. Police said they are investigating the case.
Valuables gutted: Valuables were gutted during a fire in a room in Shahdara on Saturday.
Apparently the fire started in the room due to a short circuit on the Haider Rachna Town road. People nearby tried to control him. If that failed, they called the rescue teams. Firefighters arrived at the scene and extinguished the fire. No loss of life or injury was reported in the incident.
292 road accidents in the city: At least nine people died while 1348 were injured in 1311 road accidents across all districts of Punjab in the past 24 hours.
Of this number, 827 people were seriously injured and transferred to various hospitals. Whereas, 521 minor injured rescue medical teams. The majority (73%) involved motorcycles. Furthermore, the analysis showed that these 654 drivers, 38 underage drivers, 165 pedestrians and 538 passengers were among the victims of these road accidents.
Statistics show that 292 road accidents were reported in Lahore which affected 275 people placing the provincial capital at the top of the list followed by 115 Multan in with 115 casualties and third Faisalabad with 90 road accidents and 99 casualties.
The details further reveal that 1,357 victims were affected by road accidents, including 1,105 males and 252 females, while the age group of the victims shows that 235 were under 18, 730 were between 18 and 40. and the rest of the 392 victims. have been reported over 40 years.
According to the data, 1177 motorcycles, 82 auto-rickshaws, 148 automobiles, 31 vans, 17 passenger buses, 20 trucks and 131 other types of motor vehicles and slow carts were involved in the aforementioned traffic accidents.
Woman Detained for Possession of Hashish: The Quetta Division of the Railway Police arrested a woman for carrying 3.5 kilograms of hashish in her bag.
According to the details, the accused Shafqat Bibi was checked by the Chief Constable at the main entrance of Quetta railway station. During the check, 3.5 kg of hashish were recovered from her handbag, which was arrested on the spot. The accused was to travel from Quetta to Lahore by Jaffer Express train.
A 9-C/CNSA case has been filed against her at the Quetta Railway Police Station and further investigation is ongoing.