Men murdered under mysterious circumstances


A man was murdered while another was found dead in mysterious circumstances in two separate incidents in Sundar Police limits on Tuesday. In first incident, a textile mill worker was found murdered in the fields near Islam Nagar late at night. The deceased was identified as 28-year-old Iftikhar, resident of Nankana Sahib.
The deceased sustained bullet injuries in the head and abdomen. Police suspected Iftikhar was murdered somewhere else and the murderers had thrown his body in Sundar. In the other incident, a middle-aged man was found dead in his home.
The deceased was identified as 34-year-old Muhammad Ashraf, resident of Sundar village. Ashraf was shifted to a hospital upon being found unconscious in his room. Doctors announced him dead. The deceased’s family claimed he had been tortured and intoxicated.
Police said a case would be registered after the autopsy report.
FIRE: Two men were injured and valuables worth hundred of thousand rupees were reduced to ashes in three separate fire incidents in the provincial capital on Tuesday. In first incident, a fire broke out in a building owned by Mian Maqsood near Data Darbar due to short circuiting, and two labourers sustained burn injuries. Another incident occurred near Shahdra Chowk in a matches factory. The fire caused monetary losses of Rs 150,000 in the form of home appliances and machinery which was burnt in the fire. In a separate incident a house also came burned down near Makki Masjid in Mughalpura Police precincts.
CHEMICAL FILLED BAG CAUSES BLAST: A low intensity blast occurred on Gulshan Ravi double road in Sanda Police limits due to a chemical bag on Tuesday. The blast occurred outside a bank situated. The police and bomb disposal squad rushed to the place after the incident was reported to police emergency 15. Officials said the blast caused no damage and it occurred due to a chemical-filled bag. Police said the material had been forwarded to the laboratory for further analysis.