Photo used for illustrative purpose.
Gulf Today Report
Pakistani police claimed to have arrested a well-educated woman involved in hiring shooters to kill her brother over a marriage issue in Kot Lakhpat, Lahore, Dawn News reported on Thursday.
According to the report, a young man, named Adnan, was shot dead by unidentified motorcyclists in Kot Lakhpat few days ago. The police registered a murder case and searched for the killers.
During investigation, the police arrested the deceased’s sister and her accomplice (Abbas) for hiring two shooters to kill her brother Adnan.
The investigating team through the help of the CCTV footage in the area also arrested both the hit men.
The shooters claimed that the woman wanted to marry her cousin Waqas, brother of Abbas, who was living in Italy but her brother opposed it.
According to the report, the brother wanted her sister to marry a well-educated person, but she refused.
The investigating team further said the woman and Abbas jointly planned to kill Adnan and paid Rs270,000 to them. Police have also recovered a pistol from them.
Young woman attempts suicide in Lahore
In a separate development, a 20-year-old woman attempted suicide by jumping over a bridge in Lahore. The woman was riding on a bike with her brother and as they reached Shanghai Bridge in Kot Lakhpat, she had a heated argument with her brother.
The lady suddenly jumped from the bridge, sustaining serious injuries from the fall. The Rescue 1122 moved her to a nearby hospital for emergency treatment. The doctor said that her condition is not stable.
According to police report, the woman was frustrated over failure to enter the marriage of her choice. Her family had also agreed and the marriage function was scheduled, but at the same time the groom didn’t appear on time and went into hiding.
The police produced the accused in the court to seek extension in his physical remand. Magistrate Suhaib Bilal Ranjha extended the remand for two days. Jaffer is accused of killing the daughter of former ambassador Shaukat Ali Mukadam.
According to the reports, the woman was the mother of five boys and three girls and aged 42. Her husband lodged a report on May 25, 2021, blaming that his wife eloped with her friend and married him. Later police arrested both of them.
Wajiha Swati, a US citizen of Pakistani origin, had been missing since she arrived in Pakistan in mid-October to settle issues with her ex-husband, Rizwan Habib Bangash.
Dr Aliza Haidar did her MRCP in psychiatry from the United Kingdom and she had married a couple of years ago. According to some media reports, Dr Aliza was the only daughter of Dr Azhar Hussain and a mother of three children.
Turkish and Syrian disaster response teams report more than 5,600 buildings have been flattened across several cities, including many multi-storey apartment blocks that were filled with sleeping residents when the first quake struck.
The pension law applies to Emiratis working in the federal, local government and private sectors in the UAE, with exception to individuals employed in the private sector and local government in Abu Dhabi, as well as in the local government sector in Shariah.
In a statement on Monday, Al-Budaiwi affirmed the GCC member states' solidarity with the Turkish and Syrian peoples, wishing the injured a quick recovery.