2 injured in shootout die in Haveli Lakha
OKARA: Two more people who were injured during a shootout between two groups died near Government College, Haveli on Matanwala Road on Tuesday night.
Former UC nazim Tahir Masood Maneka, Qamar Maneka and their gunman Niaz were going by car when their rivals belonging to the Chishti Group opened fire at them. The car riders also retaliated. As a result, Qamar Maneka died on spot while Tahir Masood Maneka, his gunman Niaz and Javed of the Chishti Group were injured and taken to hospital. Later, Niaz and Javed died in the hospital. On the report of Wasim Maneka, the Haveli Lakha police have registered a case against 17 people of Chishti Group. The Chishti and Maneka groups have an enmity over possession of 21 acres of the Auqaf land at Molia Chishti village. During the last eight months, five people belonging to Chishti Group were killed.