An intellectually disabled youth was shot dead by the Dolphin Force officials in Lahore’s Sabzazar area on Saturday.
According to the deceased’s family, the officials arrived on two motorbikes and shot the youth, Umair, in the chest and leg leaving the family and local residents in shock.
It was reported that the deceased suffered from epilepsy and that the Dolphin Force officials allegedly open fired at him deliberately.
Moreover, Superintendent Police Iqbal Town Syed Ali Shah said, “A man named Ismatullah had informed on police helpline 15 that a mentally challenged man was attacking the people.”
“When Dolphin Force personnel reached the site, the youngster attacked them with a knife injuring an officer named Mubashir,” Shah said.
The family of the deceased protested with his body near Babu Sabu Interchange and blocked Ring Road for traffic.