Rivalry: Farmer killed for filing suit

The injured man was taken to a hospital by neighbourhood farmers, but he died on the way.


Our Correspondent August 07, 2012

FAISALABAD: A farmer was killed on Tuesday over litigation in Nishatabad. Police said Maqsood Subhani, a resident of Chak 55-JB, was shot by Maqbool, Inam and Manzoor, while he was working in the field. The assailants fled away. The injured man was taken to a hospital by neighbourhood farmers, but he died on the way. Subhani’s family said that he had filed a suit against the assailants a few months ago. They (assailants) had threatened him with death if he did not withdraw the case but he had refused, the family said. The body has been sent for a post-mortem examination.

Published in The Express Tribune, August 8th, 2012.

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