As many as nine people were killed in separate incidents including three persons who died mysteriously in the Punjab capital on Saturday.
In the first incident, a woman confessed to have killed her alleged paramour, who had been blackmailing her by threatening to expose her objectionable videos if she refused to fulfill his evil desires.
According to the City police spokesman, Kiran Khadim slaughtered Mohammad Imran on May 19 at about 11:45 pm. “The body of a slaughtered man packed in a sack was found in front of a home (1179/P) in Sabzazaar on the same night. The police reached the spot and recovered the body.. “Inspector Azam told me the body belonged to the same area as if there was any hardened criminal involved in this murder then he might disposed of the body in any far flung area,” Saddar Division SP Investigation Hassan Mushtaq Sukhera said when contacted. Hassan said during search operation they reached a home of a woman Kiran Khadim, as she was living in a separate home. “We found nothing after thorough search but seconds before we were near to leave it Azam found a small piece of carpet was cut off and also we observed human blood on the said carpet. “We took the woman into custody and interrogated her, who later confessed to kill the man besides revealing other aspects of the case,” he added.
According to the investigation, the deceased was a motors mechanic and had been living in a rented room of Kiran Khadim where he developed illicit relation with the woman. However he started blackmailing her, which forced her to commit such heinous crime.
In the second incident, a 25-year-old youth was stabbed to death by his rival over petty dispute in Lower Mall police area. The deceased was identified as Abbas Masih, a resident of Shahdara. According to the accounts of a few eyewitnesses the deceased had been nursing personal grudge with one Jehangir, a resident of Pir Makki Darbar, since long. Abbas was a flower seller in the area of the accused. Police said that the both the parties quarrelled a couple of days before the incident. “They exchanged harsh words and engaged in physical fight but the elders of the area, however, reconciled them,” they added. Reportedly, here on Saturday morning, they again exchanged harsh words resultantly Jehangir got infuriated and stabbed him to death after overpowering him. The police after being informed reached the spot and shifted the deceased to the City morgue for autopsy.