LAHORE  - A man axed to death his 35-year-old friend during their scuffle at a house in Johar Town on Monday evening, police said.

Muhammad Ramazan, station house officer (SHO) at Johar Town police station, said that Shahid visited the house of his friend Arshad in D-block Johar Town on Monday evening where the started fighting over some dispute. Shahid repeatedly attacked Arshad with an axe. As a result, Arshad died on the spot while Shahid also sustained serious injuries and was shifted to the Jinnah hospital. The later reached the spot and moved the body to the morgue fro autopsy. Further investigation was underway.

Separately, a youth shot dead his brother-in-law in Sabzazar police precincts on Monday. Police said that Akmal and his brother Afzal were scuffling with each other over some domestic issue when their brother-in-law Shahzad tried to intervene. Shahzad tried to snatch the pistol from Afzal when it went off. He sustained a bullet and died on the spot.

The police have arrested Afzal and are investigating.