5 of a family killed over enmity in Jaranwala
JARANWALA: Five of a family were shot dead over an old enmity near Alipur Bungalow in the Balochni police area here on Tuesday morning.
Muhammad Gulzar, his brother Irshad alias Bagga, sons Umar Daraz and Nazar Hussain and cousin Babar Ali of Kala Gujjar Group and residents of Chak 99/RB were going to the court of Additional Sessions Judge Mian Shahid Mehmood on a tonga when their rivals of Tara Gujjar Group riding motorcycles opened indiscriminate fire at them. As a result, all of them died on the spot. The attackers managed to escape. The police reached the spot and shifted the bodies to Jaranwala Tehsil Headquarters Hospital for autopsy. The police have registered a case and started investigations. The motive behind the killing is said to be an enmity between the Tara Gujjar and Kala Gujjar groups spanning over two decades. Several people from both groups have so far been killed.