Six of a family shot dead over property dispute – 19 Jul 2022

GUJRANWALA: A couple and their four children were gunned down in Fazal Town locality of the city allegedly over a property dispute on Monday.

Complainant Jamil, a resident of Fattomand village told Civil Lines police that he went to meet his cousin Ishtiaq Ahmad at his house in Fazal Town locality.

He said when he reached his cousin’s house, he found a suspect, Iftikhar Ahmad, threatening Ishtiaq to kill him. He said that meanwhile, Eitazaz, son of Iftikhar, opened fire, leaving Ishtiaq dead on the spot.

The complainant said when Ishtiaq’s wife Saba came there with her four children, Eitazaz also shot them. They were critically injured. He said the injured woman and children – Safoor, Bamir, Ahmad, and Abdullah – were shifted to DHQ hospital where they succumbed to their injuries.

Civil Line police station in charge told the media that initial investigation showed that the incident occurred over a property dispute and raids were on to arrest the fleeing suspect.

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