Man murdered over land dispute

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CHAKWAL: A man was gunned down over land in Lakhwal village in the Saddar police area on Friday.

Sakhawat and the accused were involved in a land dispute. On Friday morning the Sakhawat tried to plough the disputed piece of land with his tractor.

As he stepped on the disputed piece of land, the accused allegedly opened fire on Sakhawat. Resultantly he died on the spot while the accused managed to escape from the village.

Police have started efforts to trace the accused after registering a murder case against him.

With the murder of Sakhawat, the total number of people who were murdered in Chakwal since January 1, 2017 to September 22 has reached 53.

Published in Dawn, September 23rd, 2017

Courtesy: DAWN

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