Islamabad: Old enmity claims life
ISLAMABAD: A man was gunned down by his relatives in capital’s rural area on Friday to settle an old score. Tariq Mehmood, 55, was intercepted by his relatives in village Kirpa, in Kural when he was going to offer Friday’s prayer. One of his relatives armed with a 12-bore gun fired a single shot at him and escaped.
Hearing the gunshot the villagers and his family members rushed to the spot and found him lying in a pool of blood. They shifted him to hospital but he died on his way to the hospital.
The police said that the two families were engaged in enmity and a couple of years back a maternal uncle of the other family was gunned down by the victim’s family.