Lahore: 2 killed in separate incidents
LAHORE: Two persons including a trader and a cable operator were killed in two separate areas of the City on Sunday over different issues. According to the details, a 35-year-old trader of Shah Alam Market was gunned down by two unidentified accused under unexplained reasons in Mochi Gate Police precincts.
The deceased was identified as Azhar Saeed, a resident of Amir Road Shadbagh. The police said that the deceased was running a shop of artificial jewellery at Shah Alam Market. On Sunday, he parked his motorbike at a plaza located in Shah Alam Chowk and went to attend a marriage ceremony along with his friends on their car. Police said that on his return, Azhar was taking out his motorbike from the parking lot when two unknown motorcyclists approached him and opened bullets on him. Resultantly Azhar sustained serious bullet wounds and died at a local hospital. Later, Mochi Gate Police handed over the body and started investigating the matter on different aspects like murder over old enmity or murder during robbery bid.
However according to the relatives of the deceased, Azhar and his family does not have any enmity with anyone. Meanwhile, a 25-years-old cable operator was shot dead while his friend sustained bullet injuries in Misri Shah Police Area.
The deceased was identified as Sher Jaan, a resident of Farooq Gunj Area while the injured was identified as Kaleem. The police said that Sher Jaan was sitting outside his office located in Farooq Gunj Area along with his four friend including Kaleem, when two men wearing shalwar qameez and equipped with pistols approached them. Armed men within no time brought out their guns and opened fires on Sher Jaan and his friends due to which Sher Jaan and Kaleem sustained bullet injuries.
They two were taken to a nearby hospital where the doctors pronounced Sher Jaan as dead while stated Kaleem to be in critical conditions. Police removed the body of Sher Jaan to morgue for autopsy and started probing into the matter.