Lahore: First-year student shot dead
LAHORE: A first–year student was shot dead while his fellow was injured when two unidentified car–riders opened fire on them following a quarrel in Jallo Park on Tuesday. Quoting witnesses, Batapura Station House Officer Khalid Mahmood said two men, who were accompanied by as many women, opened fire on Atif Mahmood, 20, and his fellow, Ali Husain, and fled the scene. The SHO said around 10 youngsters were present in the park and some of them apparently started teasing the girls who were with the suspects.
A quarrel occurred between the two sides which led to the shooting. The suspects managed to flee the scene.
The injured were taken to hospital where Atif of Shalimar succumbed to his wound.
The police shifted the body for autopsy and registered a murder case on the complaint of victim’s father Mahmood ul Hasan.
The SHO said efforts were in progress to trace the suspects.