Man shot dead over land dispute

Zafar and Naeem had an old grudge resulting from a dispute over the ownership of a piece of land


Our Correspondent December 14, 2017
Zafar and Naeem had an old grudge resulting from a dispute over the ownership of a piece of land. PHOTO: FILE

ISLAMABAD: A man was shot dead allegedly over a land dispute in the remits of Nilore police on Wednesday.

Police quoting eyewitnesses and local people said according to initial investigation Zafar and Naeem had an old grudge resulting from a dispute over the ownership of a piece of land.

On Wednesday, they came face to face in the Pheonut area of Nilore. The old adversaries exchanged harsh words and suddenly, Zafar stopped talking, whipped out a pistol and started shooting.

Eyewitnesses said that Naeem was dead before he hit the ground. Zafar fled the scene unchallenged waving his pistol in the air, they said.

Published in The Express Tribune, December 14th, 2017.

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