Haripur: Truck driver gunned down over dispute
HARIPUR: An armed man shot dead a truck driver over a minor dispute of not giving him the space to overtake in the jurisdiction of Saddar police station on Saturday.
Police quoted Mohammad Sajjad, son of Haider Zaman of village Pind Hasham Khan, as saying his brother, Pervez, 24, was driving a loaded truck which was on way to village Ban Seri when a man who was later identified as Shamim Khan traveling by his jeep No ID 2037 stopped their truck and accused them of not giving him space to overtake.
The accused later opened fire at Pervez with his pistol injuring him seriously. The injured was shifted to Women and Children Hospital where the doctors pronounced him dead. Police said the accused was also injured when the brother of the deceased threw bricks at him.