Lahore: 5 held for firing on court premises
LAHORE: The Islampura police have arrested five members of two rival groups, who resorted to firing in the premises of Sessions Court on Friday. A man was injured in the scuffle. The arrested were identified as Saleem, Rafaqat, Salamat, Ashiq and Tariq Butt. The police said that a case registered in the Baghbanpura police station under section 302 was under process in the court. The two rival groups, Tariq Group and Salamat Group, were present in the premises of the Sessions Court on Friday where both exchanged harsh words on which the Salamat Group opened firing at Tariq Group.
They said Tariq sustained injuries after he was hit with pistol butts.
The police after being informed reached the spot, arrested five accused and recovered weapons from them.
The Islampura police have registered a case against the accused and sent them to lockup. SP City Rana Abdul Jabbar has appreciated the quick response of the local police.