Monetary Dispute: Factory contractor ‘poisoned’

The Nishatabad station house officer said they had registered a case against Mustafa.


Our Correspondent June 04, 2014

FAISALABAD: A factory owner was accused on Wednesday of poisoning a man to death over money. Nishatabad police said 28-year-old Zohaib Bashir, a resident of Ghulam Muhammadabad, was a contactor at a factory in Maqbool Town. They said factory owner Ghulam Mustafa owed Bashir Rs200,000. When Bashir asked for the money Mustafa invited him to his office and gave him some food laced with a poison. Bashir was taken to Allied Hospital after he fainted. The Nishatabad station house officer said they had registered a case against Mustafa were now waiting for a medical report.

Published in The Express Tribune, June 5th, 2014.

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