Lahore: 3 hurt by rivals on court premises
LAHORE, Feb 24: Three people sustained injuries after their rivals attacked them with clubs and knives on court premises at Aiwan-i-Adl on Thursday.
Reports said Additional District and Sessions Judge Bushra Zaman was hearing murder case of a woman, Rabia, who had been killed for contracting marriage according to her will. Aijaz, Kalay Khan and Rana Arshad were nominated accused in the case and were present in the court for hearing.
As soon as the accused came out of the court after attending proceedings, three men identified as Tariq Khan, Burhan Khan and Abbas Khan along with their accomplices ambushed them, leaving them injured.
After receipt of information, Islampura police rushed to the spot but the attackers managed their escape by resorting to aerial firing.
Police have registered a case and are conducting raids for arrest of the assailants.