LAHORE: Armed men shot at and injured a transperson and his guest in a flat in Sabzazar area here on Monday.

Identified as Iqbal alias Kiran Shah and Zeeshan, the injured persons were admitted to hospital for treatment.

Kiran told the police that she was with her guests, including Zashan, Adnan, Hamad and Waqas, in a flat in Iqbal Park, where two unidentified men arrived and said they wanted to spend time with her.

She said that on her refusal to entertain them, both men got angry and went away.

Moments later, they returned with two armed men, who opened indiscriminate fire. As a result, Kiran and her guest Zeeshan suffered bullet injuries. The suspects fled the scene.

On being informed of the incident, the police reached the scene and after recording their statements started investigation into the incident.

BODY FOUND: Tortured body of an unidentified woman was recovered from a plot in Raiwind area here on Monday.

The police said a passersby informed them about the body of the woman, which carried torture marks. The body was shifted to the city morgue for an autopsy.

The police are investigating the matter.

Published in Dawn, April 17th, 2024

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