Teenager killed at wedding ceremony

Victim hit by stray bullet from celebratory gunfire

Our Correspondent February 22, 2024


A 14-year-old boy was shot and killed by aerial firing at a wedding ceremony within the Roshanwala police station area.

Police took timely action and arrested three suspects, including the groom's brother, with weapons.

A case was registered against six accused including the groom and raids were launched to apprehend the remaining accused.

According to reports, the accused Allah Dutta, Sadar Ayub, Abdul Shakoor, Muhammad Asad and Muhammad Yusuf were attending the wedding ceremony of Aslam in Chak No. 244 RB Wasiraan.

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They allegedly began firing into the air in jubilation.

Meanwhile, 14-year-old Zain Ali, a resident of the village, was watching the ceremony when a stray bullet hit him in the chest and he fell to the ground.

He was shifted to the hospital after receiving on-site medical aid, but the boy succumbed to his injuries.

Police arrested Yusuf, Allah Dutta and Sadar Ayub and seized their weapons.

Published in The Express Tribune, February 22nd, 2024.


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