RAWALPINDI: A US-based Pakistani was shot dead by his former driver on Friday near Arshi Masjid, allegedly over old enmity.
According to Sadiqabad police, Sheikh Aftab had returned from the US recently and was busy building his house in Sadiqabad. On Friday, as Aftab was walking down the street towards Arshi Masjid when his former driver, Niaz Wali, intercepted him. Wali allegedly pulled out a pistol and shot Aftab six times, killing him on the spot. Wali later surrendered to a policeman standing nearby.
The body was shifted to DHQ Hospital for legal formalities. SHO Sadiqababd said the suspect was giving vague statements about a row with Aftab.
Published in The Express Tribune, February 12th, 2017.
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