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Supreme Court advocate found murdered

On Thursday night, a senior Supreme Court advocate was found dead in his car parked near the Fauji Foundation Hospital in Defence Housing Authority (DHA) Phase I. Though few details have been released, police report that Chaudhry Mohammad Khan was shot, and suffered a bullet wound near his right ear.

Preliminary reports reveal that the 65-year-old lawyer and former president of the Lahore High Court's Rawalpindi bench bar association, was on his way home in DHA after leaving his office at the district court. He was shot by an unidentified attacker half a kilometer away from the heavily guarded military and police checkpoint on Jhelum Road.

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