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Lawyer shot dead over litigation row

By Our Correspondent 2022-08-04
NAROWAL: A lawyer was shot dead here on Wednesday over some litigation dispute.

Advocate Muhammad Tariq Paswal, a resident of Paswal village in Shakargarh tehsil and a member of the Tehsil Bar Association, was on his way home from the tehsil court when some armed men stopped him and opened fire, injuring him critically.

He succumbed to his inju-ries on way to Shakargarh Tehsil Headquarters Hospital. Police shifted the body to THQ hospital for autopsy.

After receipt of information, tehsil bar members gathered at the hospital and demanded security for the legal f raternity.

Speaking on the occasion, Advocate Shahid Mehmood said Tariq was forbidden by the opponents of his client from appearing in the court and was allegedly shot dead by them.