LAHORE – A man was killed after his throat was slit by a kite string near Harbanspura underpass on Canal Road, here on Sunday.
Police said that 51-year-old Manzoor was riding his motorcycle (Registration number LEN-432) when a kite string hit his throat and injured him seriously.
The police and rescue teams reached the site and shifted the injured to CMH Hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries. The deceased was a resident of Nankana Sahib and a former army employee.
CM takes notice
Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has taken notice of the death of a citizen when a kite string slit his throat in the area of Harbanspura and sought a report from CCPO Lahore. The Chief Minister directed to initiate legal action against the responsible besides strictly enforced the ban on kite flying. He directed to launch indiscriminate action against those who are involved in kite flying. He ordered the police department to ensure the ban on kite flying strictly. Usman Buzdar also extended heartfelt sympathies with the heirs of the deceased.
Meanwhile, DIG Operations Sajid Kiani suspended SHO Harbansepur Asif Mangat.
Inspector General of Police Punjab Inam Ghani also took notice of the incident and sought report from the CCPO Lahore.
He ordered the police officers to take strict action against those involved in the bloody game.