JATLI: A man died under unexplained circumstances in the Adhwal area. Muhammad Shafi, a resident of Gulistan Fatima Colony, told the Jatli police that his son, Dilawar, had gone to his sister Parveen Akhtar’s house in Adhwal for the past few days. On Saturday, he was informed that his son had accidentally killed himself while allegedly cleaning a pistol, which belonged to Parveen’s father-in-law Pervaiz. He rushed to the hospital, only to see his son die before his eyes. Meanwhile, a man committed suicide in the limits of the same police station. The police said that the man, who leaves behind three children, got into an altercation with his father, after which he committed suicide by overdosing on some pills.
Published in The Express Tribune, August 29th, 2011.