Lahore: Youth shot dead by stepbrothers
LAHORE: A 24–year–old youth was shot dead allegedly by his stepbrothers over a property dispute in the Hunjarwal police limits on Friday. Police sources stated that victim Shahbaz, a resident of Thokar Niaz Baig, had a property dispute with his stepbrothers, namely Zaheer Abbas, Qaiser Ali and Asghar Ali, over inheritance of his father’s property. A case was also pending in the court in this regard. On Friday, the victim’s stepbrothers came to his house and opened indiscriminate fire at him, killing him on the spot.
Later, the victim’s relatives put his body on the road at Thokar Niaz Baig, blocked the traffic and staged a protest for the arrest of the accused. They refused to hand over the dead body to the police officials. The police on the complaint of the victim’s relatives registered the case under section 302 against the accused.