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Religious scholar shot dead in Sialkot

October 03, 2022

SIALKOT: A religious scholar was shot dead during a Majlis on Sunday. According to police, Navid Aashiq BA was speaking at a Majlis at Kothay Pathanan village, in the limits of the Sadder police station, when an unidentified bearded man rose up from the gathering and fired at him. As a result, Navid received fatal wounds.

However, people caught the accused, beat and locked him up in a room. Police high-ups rushed to the spot and started negotiations with leaders of the community to get his custody. Police also beefed up vigilance to ensure law and order in the area.