5 of a family shot dead for property in Basirpur
OKARA: A man shot dead his maternal grandfather, grandmother, a nephew and two nieces over a property dispute at Phulan Toli village, Basirpur. Syed Muzaffar Shah, a landlord, contracted the second marriage 18 years ago as he had no boy from his first wife. However, he had a grandson, Tariq Saeed, from his daughter. Muzaffar had a son, Ghulam Abbas, and daughters Mehwish and Sana Batool from the second marriage. Tariq nurtured a grudge against his grandfather for his second marriage.
On Wednesday night, Tariq entered the house of Muzaffar Shah and opened fire at the family. As a result, Muzaffar Shah, 65, his wife Mumtaz, 45, son Ghulam Abbas, 8 and daughter Mehwish, 11, died on the spot. His another daughter Sana Batool, 9, was injured and died on way to hospital. The Basirpur police have registered a case against the accused on the report of Syed Safdar Shah, brother of the slain Muzaffar Shah.