Student kills school teacher, injures her sister in Lahore

Victim had found out and disclosed about Rizwan’s 'relationship' with another teacher

Our Correspondent March 13, 2019
Reportedly, Rizwan, the suspect, had developed relations with one of the teachers at his school. PHOTO: EXPRESS

LAHORE: A matric student was arrested on Wednesday after he stabbed and killed his school principal, while also injuring her sister, in Sundar area of the city. The injured woman was shifted to Jinnah Hospital in critical condition.

Reportedly, Rizwan, the suspect, had developed relations with one of the teachers at his school. However, the school’s principal Shagufta found out about the relationship. As a result, the teacher was fired and Rizwan was expelled. Shagufta also informed Rizwan’s family about the relationship.

After the incident, Rizwan was enraged and paid a visit to Shagufta’s house. He stabbed her with a knife, critically injuring her. When Shagufta’s sister Farkhanda tried to come to her rescue, the accused also attacked her.

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Both women were shifted to a hospital, where Shagufta breathed her last while Farkhanda is still under observation. Police have arrested the accused and further investigations are underway.

Separately, the body of a 60-year-old man was found in the Factory Area. Passers-by spotted an unidentified body in the area and reported it to the police. Officials identified the deceased as Bilal Fazal. The body was shifted to the morgue while police are still investigating. Officials said that the deceased used to beg in the area and was a drug addict.

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Meanwhile, a 25-year-old man died in a traffic accident in Manga Mandi. Reportedly, Allah Ditta Mansha, a resident of Bhatta No 25, was on a motorcycle when a speeding vehicle collided with him. He died on the spot while the driver managed to escape from the scene of the crime. Police are investigating the incident.


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