Youth shot dead over land dispute

Police cited family enmity as a possible motive behind the quadruple murder


APP May 22, 2021

SARGODHA:

A youth was allegedly shot dead over a land dispute in Sargodha on Thursday. Police said the incident took place in Bhalwal police limits. Ahsan Ali of Bhalwal had a dispute with Sarfaraz. On the day of the incident, the suspect with his accomplices shot dead Ahsan and fled. The body was handed over to the heirs after postmortem while the police registered a case against the suspects. In a similar incident last week, four men were gunned down in Lodhran.

Police cited family enmity as a possible motive behind the quadruple murder. The four men were shot dead by unidentified gunmen within the limits of Kahror Pakka police station on Thursday. Police said the four victims were travelling in a car after attending a court hearing. The assailants intercepted the car and opened fire. As a result, all of them died on the spot. The suspects managed to escape the crime scene.

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