Jhang: Principal murdered by son, suspect police
JHANG: Police have claimed that the son of a slain college principal was involved in his father’s murder; though they were neither certain about the motive nor could arrest the prime accused. The claim was made by DPO Akhtar Hayat Lakika on Saturday at a press conference that was also attended by Faisalabad Colleges Deputy Director Sharef Khan Baloch, along with the principal, vice principal and some professors of the local government degree college.
Boys Degree College Chak 170, Dabanwala, Principal Prof Muhammad Nawaz Sial was shot dead by two assailants at his doorstep on Aug 23.
The DPO told reporters the two alleged attackers — Kashif Imran, a resident of Sultanwala locality of JhangSadar, and Tanweer, a resident of Gujranwala Cantonment — had been held by a police team headed by City Circle DSP MirzaAnjum Kamal.
He said the police investigations and circumstantial evidence showed that Ali Raza, son of the deceased principal, an FA student at the local degree college, supplied his father’s licensed pistol to the killers. The weapon had been recovered, he added.
He said the accused were sent to district jail on judicial remand, where identification parade would be held in a couple of days.