Lahore: Father of eight murdered over monetary dispute
Lahore: A father of eight was murdered by two persons over a monetary dispute in the Samanabad police area on Saturday. The deceased was identified as Chaudhry Akbar, 50, a resident of Gulshan Ravi.
Police said the victim was a jeweler by profession and had some monetary dispute with one Khalil and his son Basit for last few months. On the day of the incident, Akbar was on his way in the Samanabad area when Khalil along with his son Basit reached there on a motorbike and scuffled with him after exchanging harsh words with him on the same issue. In the meantime, accused persons attacked and injured him with a pistol butt and iron rod. Later, accused persons managed to escape from the crime scene, leaving Akbar in a pool of blood. Locals rushed him to hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. Police have shifted the body to mortuary and registered a case of murder against the accused persons on the complaint of the deceased’s wife Sofia Akbar with no arrest so far.