Local PTI leader shot dead in Lahore


LAHORE, Sep 28 (TNS): Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Malik alias Shaukat Khokhar was shot dead while two others including his brother were injured when unidentified suspects opened fire on them in Kahna police limits late Wednesday night.

Following the incident, Shaukat’s family staged protest at Shaukat Khanum Chowk by placing the body on road and demanded immediate arrest of the culprits. They demanded that the Punjab chief minister take notice of the incident.

According to the police, the victim was supervising construction work at his Dera in Kahna when the suspects opened fire. Shaukat died on the spot while his brother Irshad and a servant were injured.

The police said Shaukat had an old enmity with Ghulam Mustafa Group. In 2007, Ghulam Mustafa Group had killed a member of Malik Shaukat Group over which the latter killed a nephew of Mustafa, according to reports.