College lecturer killed by kite string in Lahore


LAHORE – A young lecturer at the Government Dyal Singh College Lahore was killed on Friday after a killer kite string cut his throat when he was riding a motorbike at a bridge in city’s Muslim Town area.

The deceased has been identified as 30-year-old Aftab Ahmad, a resident of Kasur city.

According to police, the chemistry lecturer was heading to his college when he was fallen victim to the stray kite string at Muslim Town flyover. He received deep wound at the neck and succumbed to the injury on the spot.

Rescue officials shifted his body to Lahore General Hospital.

Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar and Lahore’s Capital City Police Officer (CCPO) Ghulam Mehmood took notice of the incident and sought a report from the officials concerned.

The CCPO has suspended the Ichara’s SHO for failing to control kite flying in the area despite a ban on it.

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