Lahore: Retired jail official shoots 35-year-old nephew down
LAHORE: A retired jail official gunned down his 35-year-old nephew following an argument over property dispute in Havalai Misran of Androon Akbari Gate early on Wednesday. Akbari Gate police said former deputy superintendent jail Awais under the influence opened fire on his paternal nephew Romail Butt in a friends’ company.
The victim was also sitting with his uncle Awais and his friends at the time of the incident. Awais, who was detained by the police along with murder weapon, told the police that his weapon went off accidentally. Muhammad Illyas, who is victim’s father and a retired military accountant, told the police that he had been living in a house along with his two brothers including Awais and their families. Police registered a case against Awais and launched investigation.