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MPA Asad Khokhar’s brother killed in “revenge”, suspect tells police

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PTI MPA Asad Khokhar’s brother was killed in “revenge”, the arrested suspect tells police!

MPA Malik Asad Ali Khokhar’s brother, Mubashir Khokhar, was killed after gunmen opened fire outside his son’s valima  beign held at a farmhouse in Lahore’s Defence C locality on Friday evening.

The attacker was taken into custody by the chief minister’s security team right after the incident.

The victim, Mubashir Khokhar, alias Malik Goga, died on the spot while another man was injured and shifted to hospital.

The accused in an initial statement said that deceased Malik Mubashar alias Malik Goga was involved in the murder of his brother and uncle and killed him to avenge the murder of his uncle.

“I killed Malik Mubashar in revenge,” he confessed during the initial interrogation at a police station.

Giving details of the incident, Nazim said,” I arrived at the valima ceremony at around 8:15 am.”

The suspect added that the guards did not stop him at the gate for a body search.

“MPA Asad Khokhar and his brother Mudassar passed by him twice when he was sitting with other guests and waiting for an appropriate time to kill him,” he added

The suspect said that he came out of the marquee by walking behind Punjab’s chief minister.

“I opened fire on Malik Mubashar when the Punjab chief minister was sitting in his vehicle,” he told the police officials.

the authorSaman Siddiqui
Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.