LAHORE: A man shot his friend dead over a Ludo game before committing suicide in Sabzazar.

Police said Sheharyar and his friend Siddique were playing Ludo at a local tea stall on the Multan Road in the evening when both of them developed a dispute over the game. This led to an exchange of harsh words.

Sheharyar got enraged and shot Siddique dead. The suspect later shot himself dead on the spot.

Police shifted the bodies to the morgue.

ENCOUNTER: Three suspects who were in its custody of the Crime Investigation Agency (CIA) were killed during an alleged encounter in the Chuhng area on Saturday.

Iqbal Town CIA claimed that three suspects, Kashan, Yousaf and Ahmad, who were in custody, were taken for identification of their hideout when their accomplices opened fire on the police. The police retaliated and, during the shoot-out, the three suspects were killed by the firing of their own accomplices. The attackers escaped in darkness.

The police said three suspects were shooters and they were associated with the Lala Shahbaz Gang. They were involved in killing a trader, Fareed Gujjar, two months ago.

Police shifted the bodies to morgue and launched an investigation.

Published in Dawn, May 14th, 2023

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