Young lawyer murdered for marrying of own will in Pindi Bhattian


HAFIZABAD: A young lawyer, Advocate Saqlain Abbas, 25, was allegedly abducted and murdered for marrying someone of his own choice in Hafizabad’s Pindi Bhattian area.

Abbasi had married five months ago and was residing in New City Wah Cantt. His body was recovered from the Chenab River at Jhang.

His relatives have alleged that his wife’s uncle and other relatives kidnapped him on October 19 and he never returned.

A case was registered at Wah Cantt Police Station and the Pindi Bhattian Bar Association has called for the arrest of his killers and announced a three-day mourning period.