Taxila: 2 brothers shot dead
TAXILA: Relatives and family members of two brothers, who were shot dead over a petty dispute, blocked Taxila–Hattar road for several hours here on Wednesday. Police said Nisar Khan, Ahmed Hassan, Khawar Khan, Saad Khan and Asif Ali equipped with different weapons allegedly shot dead Asif Khan, 23, and his 19-year-old brother Mastan Khan, residents of Rehbar Colony, over a dispute of cutting a tree in a farmland. Later, the family members and relatives put the bodies on the main highway and demanded arrest of the killers.
Police reached the spot and persuaded the protesters to disperse, saying one of the alleged killers – Saad Khan – had been arrested and raids were being conducted to round up the others. Police said the victims belonged to Mardan and worked in a farm here.