Ahmadi man killed in Attock in suspected hate crime

Victim was a doctor and was standing outside his house when he was shot dead


Mudassir Raja June 04, 2016
Victim was a doctor and was standing outside his house when he was shot dead. PHOTO: REUTERS

RAWALPINDI: Two unidentified men reportedly shot and killed an Ahmadi doctor outside his house in Darul Islam Colony in Attock, the local police said.

The killers managed to escape after committing the crime, they added.

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The body of Dr Hameed Ahmed, 65, has been moved to District Headquarters (DHQ) Hospital for post-mortem.

The police said that around 2:50pm, two unidentified men with guns in their hands attacked Dr Ahmed. They shot him in the head, killing him on the spot, the police added. The incident put the Attock police on their toes as the City Circle deputy superintendent of police (DSP) and Attock City SHO Malik Muhammad Arshad rushed to the scene, along with Homicide Investigation Unit (HIU) officials.

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An Attock City Police Station official said that the doctor was shot while he was standing outside his house located near Attock Guest House at Darul Islam Colony.

The police were probing the murder but said a formal case would be registered after the medico-legal report has been issued, he added.

Published in The Express Tribune, June 5th, 2016.

COMMENTS (5)

Babar | 5 years ago | Reply When the State encourages promoting hatred and even the likes of Imran Khan contribute towards this hate crime and therefore responsible directly or indirectly for such murders. why should we expect the uneducated mullah mafia led masses to think any different? In Pakistan everyone is responsible for this murder!!! May Allah guide this misguided nation.
Annoyed | 5 years ago | Reply They always kill people who are positively vontributing to the community. Such as doctors, philantropists, shopkeepers etc. They want to remove Ahmadis from the public sphere and dehumanize them further.
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