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Lahore: Christian youngster gunned down by friends, murderers absconding


Pakistani Christian man allegedly gunned down by his own friends. The motive of the murder has not been discovered yet. 30-year-old, Vicky Saleem Masih was murdered by Muhammad Abbas, Muhammad Fahad and Muhammad Ilyas, who are all absconding. Police has registered a murder case against them.

Pakistani Christian murdered

In line with details, the victim worked at the Lahore High Court. On August 16, Thursday, Vicky father of three was attacked by the alleged murderers who opened fire on him. The attackers fled and left him on the road in a critical condition. He was rushed to a hospital, however he succumbed to his injuries.

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The deceased was resident of Lahore’s Galilee Church neighborhood. His family reported the incident at the local police station, and an FIR (first information report) number 837/18 was registered. An autopsy was conducted on Vicky’s body, while police claim that the alleged murderers were friends of Vicky. However, thus far police has not been able to arrest the absconding culprits.

On the other hand, victim’s family staged a protest and kept Vicky’s dead body on the road demanding justice. They urged the authorities to conduct unbiased investigation and bring the perpetrators to justice.