Labourer electrocuted, man commits suicide

Labourer dies on spot before receiving any medical treatment

APP July 25, 2019

FAISALABAD: A labourer was electrocuted in the limits of Jhang Bazaar police station on Wednesday. Rescue 1122 spokesperson said that 30-year-old Habib, resident of Lohari chowk, Jhang Road was working in an under-construction house in Liaqatabad where he received a fatal electric shock and died on the spot before getting any medical assistance. The area police reached the spot and took the body into custody for further investigation.

In a separate incident, a young man committed suicide over a domestic dispute within the jurisdiction of Sadar Jaranwala police station. Police said that 22-year-old Faryad, resident of Chak No.61-GB consumed poisonous pills when his family members reprimanded him over a domestic dispute. He was shifted to hospital where he breathed his last.  

Published in The Express Tribune, July 25th, 2019.


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