A young man was allegedly shot dead by a friend during a minor altercation in Muslim Town.
Police said the suspect tried to save his life by painting the incident as someone else’s doing.
As per the latest report, cops arrested five people including a father and son following initial probe into the incident.
According to the police report, Abdul Wahid, 24, a resident of Hajiabad, went to his friend’s house near Madina Science Academy to drink liquor.
“In a state of drunkenness, Fahad shot and injured Abdul Wahid over an argument.
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Later he called Rescue 1122 service to report that robbers had killed his friend,” a police official told The Express Tribune.
On suspicion, DSP Nishatabad Fayyaz Ehsan, SHO Millat Town Abid Hussain and SHO Sargodha Road Sufyan Butter detained Fahad and questioned him.
The suspect finally gave in and said his friend was shot in his living room.
Published in The Express Tribune, September 29th, 2021.