Man shot dead over petty dispute in Haripur
HARIPUR: A man was shot dead over a minor dispute during a marriage ceremony in the jurisdiction of Saddar Police Station here on Friday evening. The accused was later arrested by the police.
Saddar police said that Zahid, son of Sher Afzal of Serae Saleh area, was firing into the air during the marriage ceremony of Asad Shah.
A man of the same locality, namely Qadeer, tried to stop Zahid from firing, which led to an exchange of hot words between the two.
Zahid opened fire with his 30-bore pistol in a fit of anger, injuring Qadeer critically. The injured was taken to Women and Children Hospital Haripur where the doctors pronounced him dead.