Under-trial prisoner killed at Pindi District Court
Rawalpindi: A young under-trial prisoner, Muhammad Mumtaz alias Kukoo, was killed when a man opened fire with a pistol at the Rawalpindi District Courts here on Thursday. Another under-trial prisoner, Misal Khan, sustained bullet injuries in the incident.
According to The News, Muhammad Mumtaz alias Kukoo, son of Mir Dad, belonged to Abbottabad. He was booked by two police stations, Waris Khan and Pirwadhai, under Sections 324 and 295. Misal Khan, son of Musharraf Khan, belongs to Karak. He was arrested by the Pirwadhai Police Station under Section 395.
The incident took place near ‘Bakhshi Khana’ when police were bringing prisoners for court proceedings at about 11:13 a.m. Ali Ahmed, son of Ali Abbas, resident of Chak no. 8, Faisalabad, was arrested by police in connection with the murder. The pistol used in the crime was recovered from his possession. Misal Khan was shifted to the District Headquarters Hospital in serious condition.[google-map]