Sialkot: Enmities, land disputes claim 10 lives in 4 days
SIALKOT: As many as 10 people were killed in separate incidents here over the past last four days in district. The old land disputes have proved to be the major cause behind these killings. In the first incident which happened in Ban–Hajipura locality, eight armed people gunned down four people over an old land dispute. In village Thatha Malkhi–Pasrur, seven accused including Saqib shot dead 22–year–old Arif Hussain over old dispute. Similarly, four people including Tariq killed a youth Shafiq in village Chohaaney–Phookaliyaan near Bajwat–Sialkot.
In another incident, Riaz Ahmed shot dead a local cable TV operator Mehar Iftikhar for demanding monthly cable fee in village Kotli Noona Sambrial. In village Peerkot–Begowala, Sambrial tehsil, as many as seven people including Bagga, Shafiq, Naveed, and Nadeem killed Muhammad Shehzad with wooden sticks over an old land dispute. In village Bassu Punnu–Qila Kalarwala, Pasrur tehsil, Zeeshan, Usman, Yasir and Nasir shot dead Abdul Majeed.
The police have registered separate cases.