Man shot dead, son injured outside Lahore court

By: News Desk      Published: 11:24 AM, 22 Nov, 2021
Man shot dead, son injured outside Lahore court
TV grab.

Father and son, who were nominated in a murder case, were shot dead at the main gate of sessions court’s Judicial Complex in Lahore on Monday, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.

Police said the deceased, who was identified as Muhammad Arsalan, received bullet in his mouth which resulted in his instant death while the injured was identified as Sohail Arsalan who was shifted to hospital.

The incident spread panic at the court’s premises as people fled here and there to take shelter.

It further said that the suspects, belonging to Sadhoki area, had come to attend the court’s hearing that two men, including the petitioner, mounted on a bike opened fire at them.

After learning about the incident, the deceased’s uncle rushed to the court. He told the media that their family had an old enmity with the assailants.

DIG Operation, SP Security and other senior police officials also reached the court.

Speaking to the media, SP Security Muhammad Rizwan said that the killers would soon be arrested.

A large number of lawyers and litigants also gathered at the crime scene.

The lawyers demanded the authorities to beef up the security outside the court’s premises as well.

Reporter Shaheen Atiq