Man, woman killed in Bahawalpur aerial firing incidents

Published: October 1, 2019


BAHAWALPUR: A man and woman were killed in two separate aerial firing incidents in Bahawalpur on Monday.

Police said that the plaintiff, Muhammad Jahangir son of Moshtaque Ahmed filed application to the District Police Officer Bahawalpur, submitting that the accused, Rustam Imam Bakhsh shot dead his brother at a wedding ceremony of his cousin.

Narrating the details, he told the DPO that there was a function to celebrate wedding of his cousin where the accused Rustam equipped with a pistol came and retorted to aerial firing. He added that  Muhammad Hassan (the brother of the applicant, asked Rustam not to open aerial firing which made him furious and he opened fire at Muhammad Hassan, leaving him dead.

According to the postmortem report, the dead received bullet in his head which caused his death.

Published in The Express Tribune, October 1st, 2019.

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