No more killings: Police help end enmity between two families

CIA SP Umer Wirk said more than 125 people had been killed in the enmity between Nabhay and Umru Jamalay families


Our Correspondent May 02, 2015

LAHORE:


CCPO Amin Wains said on Friday city police had helped two groups end their decades-old feud. He was speaking at Qila Gujjar Singh police station.


CIA SP Umer Wirk said more than 125 people had been killed in the enmity between Nabhay and Umru Jamalay families that went back to before the partition of subcontinent.

He said Bashir, Hassan and Chanan from the Nabhay family had been awarded death sentence for killing Muhammad Din, a police officer, of the Jamalay family. He said their death sentence was later converted into life imprisonment by the then president Ayub Khan. One being released from the prison, they had killed Agha Safdar of Jamalay Khan family.

He said many people in Mir Muhammad village where the two families lived had been killed mercilessly. “Four people were killed in 1999 in front of an anti-terrorism court in Mustafabad, Lahore.”

Published in The Express Tribune, May 2nd, 2015.

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