Lahore: Youth guns down female classmate
LAHORE: A youth shot dead his 20–year–old classmate outside a private academy, shortly after he exchanged hot words with her over some issue in Nishtar Colony area, police said on Thursday afternoon. The police have arrested the killer and put him behind the lockup.
Police investigators said that the youth, identified as Abdul Rehman, snatched gun from the security guard and shoot the girl. Resident of Nishtar Colony, Noreen Bibi, daughter of a police constable Muhammad Anwar, sustained serious bullet wounds and was rushed to a local hospital, where doctors pronounced her dead.
However, the accused told the police that the gun went off accidentally when he was handing it over to the guard.
Eyewitnesses said that the students at the academy were seen literally in tears while many of them were crying and screaming as they witnessed the girl lying in a pool of blood right at the entrance of the tuition center. The students were leaving the Baab–e-Irqam Academy after the tuition classes when all of a sudden, the youth snatched gun from the security guard of the teaching center and shoot Noreen, said to be a BA student.
The police later reached the spot and arrested the youth and the security guard. The police have also removed the body to the morgue for an autopsy and are investigating. No case was registered till filing of this report.