BAHAWALPUR

The brother and nephew of Punjab MPA Khalid Jajja allegedly killed a peasant over a land dispute in Chak 353-HR here on Sunday.

As per reports, Allah Bakhsh was on the way to show Rashid Jajja and Muhammad Dilshad stay orders issued by a court. However, both the accused fired indiscriminate gunshots on him, killing him on the spot.

The police registered an FIR against the accused. However, the culprits could not be arrested yet. Meanwhile, members of the bereaved family flanked by scores of locals staged a protest by placing the dead body in front of Bahawalpur Press Club, demanding immediate arrest of the suspects. “We want Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif to take notice of the incident,” a protester said.