Murder of nine of a family five years ago; Villagers stage demo, seek killers’ arrest
MURIDKE: Dozens of villagers on Tuesday staged a demonstration to press for the arrest of 11 people who murdered nine of a family at Gajyana Nan village five years ago.
The protesters told The News that the Farooqabad Sadr police had registered a case against 11 people, including Khalid alias Kaloo, Saifullah, Allah Yar, Younis and Shamsher Bhatti, but no accused could be arrested till now. They said that the accused had been declared proclaimed offenders and now they were harassing the victim family. They said that the police had arrested an innocent person, Qaisar Bhatti, and sent him to jail. They said that Qaisar’s rivals had occupied cattle, haveli and dera of Qaisar Bhatti. They demanded immediate the release of Qaisar and arrest of the real culprits.