Lahore: Man shot dead at cousin’s valima
LAHORE: Unidentified men shot dead a 31-year-old man opposite Hali Road near the resident of nazim Amer Mehmood on Saturday night. Imran Mehmood, a resident of Patiala Ground in Faisalabad, was in the city to attend the valima of his maternal uncle’s son at 63-E-1 Gulberg. While standing outside the venue during the ceremony, unidentified motorcyclists rode to Imran and shot him dead. The assailants got away.
Gulberg police personnel got to the scene and sent the body for autopsy. They have also registered a case.
Gulberg police said the victim’s brother Amir Mehmood told them that Imran was inside the house when he received a call on his cell phone and went outside. He said the moment Imran stepped outside unidentified men on a bike rode up to him and shot him. Gulberg police also quoted Amir as saying the victim’s cell phones were missing. However, it is yet to be ascertained whether Imran was killed during a robbery or was it pre-meditated murder.
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