LAHORE: A prisoner was killed in judicial lockup (bakhshi khana) of the city’s session court, when another accused opened gunfire at him. The armed prisoner was killed in the police retaliation, SAMAA reports Saturday.
According to details, two prisoners who came to appear before Lahore Session Court, exchanged hot words in the bakhshi khana, where an accused Azam opened gunfire killing the other prisoner Shafqat.
Later on, gun-wielding Azam stepped inside bakhshi khana was holed up there. Finding himself trapped in police cordon, he opened reckless fire. On this, police killed him in the ensued encounter.
The attacking prisoner was jailed in Sahiwal and brought to Lahore for court appearance. SAMAA