DASKA: A shopkeeper was shot and injured on Friday apparently by supporters of a candidate, police said. He was taken to a hospital, where doctors treating him said that his condition was critical. Saddar police said Muhammad Rafique, a Mandiki Goraya resident, had displayed PML-N posters at his shop. They quoted Rafique’s co-workers as saying that some PML-Q supporters had been telling Rafique to remove PML-N’s posters and threatening to kill him if he did not. On Friday, police said, some men visited his shop and shot him. Police said they were looking for the suspects.
Published in The Express Tribune, May 11th, 2013.