Murder case filed against ex-MNA, seven others

Published October 14, 2019
Victim's sister says MNA attacked her brother near Moti Sain shrine. — Creative Commons/File
Victim's sister says MNA attacked her brother near Moti Sain shrine. — Creative Commons/File

FAISALABAD: Police booked former MNA Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf local leader Dr Nisar Jutt, along with seven others in a cross-version case on charges of killing his rival and a relative.

In her complaint, Ms Sidra of Chak 66-JB, Jhang Road, said her brother Abdul Rehman had political rivalry with Dr Jutt since the last elections. She alleged that Jutt would also hurl life threats at her brother

She stated that the former MNA, along with his accomplices, attacked his brother near Moti Sain shrine at Chak 65-JB when he was on his way to Sheikhupura.

She said that in the attack, Rehman sustained serious injuries and later died while being shifted to hospital.

Taking action on the application, the police booked Dr Nisar Jutt, his alleged accomplices Ayub, Tayyab, Abbas Ali and four other unidentified suspects with no arrest so far.

According to local sources, on Friday night Rehman and some supporters of Dr Jutt exchanged fire near Moti Sain shrine.

In the crossfire, one Mehboob of Jutt group was killed on the spot, while Ayub and Rehman of the rival group later succumbed to their wounds.

A murder case was earlier registered by Thekariwala police on the complaint of Zahid Majeed, against Rehman and his alleged accomplices, Gohar, Billal, Waris, Basit and Waseem and two others.

Published in Dawn, October 14th, 2019

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