Khairpur: Teacher, student shot dead
KHAIRPUR: A primary school teacher and a matriculation student were killed on Wednesday in two separate firing incidents over old enmity. Four armed men opened fire on Amir Hussain Watini, a student, and killed him on the spot.
Amir was going to take his first paper of matriculation and when he reached outside the gate of the examination centre at government high school Ranipur, the armed men gunned him down and fled away.
His parents and hundreds of people reached there and took the body. Later they staged a demonstration on the National Highway near Ranipur for about three hours and placed the body on the road. They raised slogans against police negligence and demanded immediate arrest of culprits.
The Khairpur DPO reached there and ensured the protesters that the culprits would be arrested. The motive behind the murder is said to be some old dispute between two groups of Watini communities. In another incident, three armed men on a motorbike shot dead Ghulam Mustafa Narejo, 35.
He was outside his house in Dabbar Mohalla Khairpur in jurisdiction of A-section police station of Khairpur. The motive behind the murder is said to be old enmity between two groups of Narejo community in Toori area taluka Gambat. Police handed over the body to relatives after the post-mortem from Civil Hospital Khairpur. However, no arrest was made till the filing of this report.
The complete article can be found at Dawn News.