Tragic incident: Man shot dead over dispute in Gujranwala

Published: January 26, 2019


GUJRANWALA: A man was gunned down over a dispute in Gujranwala, Express News has reported.

An official of Cantt police said that Yaqoob, a resident of Pipli Wala, had gone to attend the wedding of his relative’s daughter in Kot Shaha.

He mentioned that while the newlywed couple and guests were returning back after the reception, one of the cars in the wedding procession hit motorcyclist Zargham.

As a result, the motorcyclist got infuriated and started abusing the guests, he maintained. The official pointed out the accused got involved in an argument. Yaqoob asked Zargham to stop abusing and fighting with them.

Later, he said the dispute was settled and the wedding guests reached home. He highlighted that after a few hours, Zargham and his accomplices Mustansar, Ali, Asad and Tahir barged into the house and opened fire on Yaqoob, killing him on the spot.

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The police said that the suspects murdered the victim in a bid to take revenge over the dispute.

Meanwhile, the police have registered a case against the culprits on the complaint of the victim’s son.

Earlier, a man was gunned down over a minor dispute in Sargodha.

Muddat Hussain, a resident of Qasba Shah Hussain, used to work as a labourer in the area along with his father and others. On the day of the incident, Muddat had an argument with Qamar Abbas, Mustafa Shah, Munawwar Hussain and Zameer over a minor issue. However, the others intervened and deffused the situation.

When the victim and his father were returning home from work, the accused intercepted them and opened fire on the two. As a result, he was killed on the spot.

Published in The Express Tribune, January 26th, 2019.

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