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2 brothers shot dead in police custody

A person accused of murder was killed while his brother, who was allegedly his accomplice, was injured in police custody in Sheikhupura’s factory area on Tuesday.
The incident occurred when two men opened fire on a car that was taking the accused back to Sheikhupura after a hearing at the Shahdra DSP’s office. The victim was identified as Muhammad Waqas, 26, while his injured brother was identified as Fahad, 25, residents of Faizpur.
Inspector Rab Nawaz of Factory Area police and a constable brought both the accused to the DSP office in a private car. After meeting with the DSP, Rab Nawaz, a constable and both the accused persons were going back when two armed men intercepted them near Jia Musa at around 2pm and opened indiscriminate fire. Waqas and Fahad received several bullet wounds and were rushed to a nearby hospital where Waqas succumbed to his injuries. Shahdra SHO Sharif Sindhu said the deceased and his accomplice were accused in a murder case and had been booked under section 302 of the PPC.

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