Pakistan: 'Mentally unstable' shrine custodian goes on rampage, kills 19

| Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

Karachi [Pakistan], Apr. 2 (ANI): At least 19 devotees were allegedly slaughtered by the custodian of a local shrine in Sargodha, Pakistan. Sargodha Deputy Commissioner Liaquat Ali Chatta claimed that the custodian Abdul Waheed used a dagger and a baton to kill his victims, further alleging that the latter is mentally unstable, DawnNews reported. He further informed that an injured woman who had arrived at the District Hospital in Sargodha had first reported about the killings, adding that she was one of three survivors who managed to flee from the scene of the crime. Taking action upon her information, a team of police personnel rushed to the shrine and arrested the suspect. At least 19 bodies were recovered from the area surrounding the shrine. More details to follow. (ANI)