Lahore: 2 men chop addict brother to death
LAHORE: Two brothers chopped a 32–year–old drug addict to death because of his addiction and misdemeanor towards their mother in Shahdara Town police precincts on Thursday. The victim, identified as Amjad, a resident of Danday Waddan, was a drug addict and he used to quarrel with his brothers and mother in order to get money from them for his addiction. On Wednesday night, the deceased had another quarrel with his brothers over the same issue, resulting in them chopping Amjad to death with several strokes of an axe.
The victim received serious wounds and succumbed to his injuries at the hospital while the accused brothers managed to escape. Police registered the case and filed a case against the accused brother on the victim’s mother’s complaint.
According to Shahdara Town Police Station Station House Officer Abdul Sattar, during preliminary investigations, the deceased’s addiction was proven. He said that they had searched the deceased’s room at the house and had found drugs in it, adding that the deceased was the eldest among his nine brothers and sisters. He said that the father of the deceased is blind. He added that the suspected murderers used to earn the family’s livelihood.