Female medical student found dead at hostel in Lahore

Police say cause of death has yet to be ascertained


Our Correspondent November 16, 2018
PHOTO: EXPRESS/FILE

LAHORE: A female student of a private university was found dead under suspicious circumstances in a hostel in Johar Town on Thursday.

The 27-year-old victim R* was a student of medical at University of Management and Technology (UMT) and was staying at the hostel. On Wednesday night she slept and the next day she was spotted unconscious.

On getting information, police reached the site and shifted the body to a morgue. They also collected forensic evidence from the crime scene and recorded statements of the eye-witnesses.

According to the police, they did not find any mark of injury or torture on the victim's body. The cause of death has yet to be ascertained.

 

Dolphin Squad has arrested more than 2,000 accused involved in dacoity, street crimes, and burglary during the last 10 months, said SP Mobiles Lahore Bilal Zafar.

They also recovered 480 pistols, 98 rifles, 4 pump actions, 375 magazines and more than 10,000 bullets from their possession. Dolphin Police has also recovered 707 bottles of liquor, 200 grams of heroin, 46 kilogrammes of hashish, 6 kilogrammes of opium, one kilogramme of white powder and 20 kilogramme of gutka. Dolphin Squad has also arrested more than 85 proclaimed offenders involved in different heinous cases.

Around 174 stolen mobiles, 60 Saudi Riyals, 1,000 Dirhams, laptops, 63 cars, 114 motorbikes and more than Rs2.9 million were also recovered from suspects during patrolling. Dolphin Squad has responded and helped more than 40,000 citizens on emergency calls received during snap checking.

By promoting community policing, 76 lost children have been handed over to their parents. Cops of Dolphin Squad have protected more than 3,500 protests by ensuring effecting patrolling during last 10 months.

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