Thatta: 2 poultry farm workers shot dead
THATTA: The guards of a Pakistan People’s Party leader shot dead two poultry farm workers early on Wednesday morning on suspicions they were bandits masquerading as poor workers but the party leaders saw the incident as a trap set by Shirazis for implicating them in false cases.
The private guards of PPP leader and chieftain of Jatt tribe, Ghulam Qadir Malkani, received information on cell phone that a Datsun pick-up, which was fast heading to Jati, had bandits onboard in the garb of workers, sources said.
When it entered their range of fire near Malkani’s residence at Beghna Mori, they opened indiscriminate fire on the on the vehicle, killing Ghulam Mustafa Mallah and his cousin Akbar Mallah, who were real cousins, they said.
Jati police registered an FIR under section 302 against Ghulam Qadir Malkani, Dr Shams Shoro, police constable Ayoub Kehar and three others.
PPP’s MNA-elect Dr Wahid Soomro and MPA-elect Abdul Jalil Memon at a press conference accused the party’s arch rivals, Shirazis, of implicating PPP leader in a false case.
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