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Man attempts suicide, another stabs wife

RAWALPINDI: A man tried to commit suicide by taking poisonous pills after a fight with his wife on Sunday.

Wajid Khan, a resident of Shakrial was taken to the Benazir Bhutto Hospital after taking the pills, where his condition is said to be stable.

In an unrelated incident and on the same day, a man stabbed his wife during a fight with her in the limits of the Airport police.

According to the police, Kaneez Fatima, who is in her 70s, was brought to the hospital with stab wounds to her neck. In her statement, Ms Fatima sad she was stabbed by her husband, who is in her 80s.

The couple’s sons told they police they do not want to lodge a case against their father.

Separately, three armed robbery cases were reported across the city on Sunday.

Two unidentified robbers raided a grocery store near Sir Syed Chowk, held the owner, Irfan Mehmood at gunpoint and demanded he hand over the cash in the shop. The robbers made away with Rs90,000.

Two unidentified men robbed a super store in Satellite Town and held its owner Asif Jamal at gunpoint.

They took the money in the store and Mr Jamal’s motorcycle keys before firing into the air after seeing the victim offer resistance.

Five men robbed a house in Khyaban-i-Sir Syed Sector II and held the inmates at gunpoint.

In his complaint, Atif Rafiq told the police that the robbers made away with cash, a laptop and a mobile phone. It is yet to be determined how much cash the men made away with.

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