LAHORE: Mubashir Khokhar was killed by unknown assassins who opened fire near Chief Minister Punjab Usman Buzdar’s car during MPA Asad Khokhar’s son’s wedding.
The attacker has been arrested by Usman Buzdar’s security.
SAPM on Political Affairs, Dr Shahbaz Gill confirmed that the Chief Minister was safe and had arrived at his residence.
PTI MPA Musarrat Cheema tweeted condolences to Asad Khokhar’s family for this unfortunate incident.
A spokesperson for the Punjab Police confirmed that the attacker was under their custody.
“Mubashir Khokhar was taken to the hospital after he was injured but unfortunately he did not survive,” the spokesperson said.
Chief Minister Usman Buzdar has ordered action to be taken against the attacker in accordance with the law and ordered IG Punjab, Inam Ghani to present a report on the incident.
The Government of Punjab said that initial investigations showed that this firing was a result of “personal enmity”.
According to journalist Muhammad Umair, this killing was a revenge killing. Muhammad Umair provided some details which have not been confirmed by the police as yet.