Senior lawyer Azmat Kasi Advocate killed in Quetta

Staff Reporter :

QUETTA: Unknown accused killed senior lawyer, Azmat Kasi Advocate in Quetta’s Double Road area on Wednesday night. Police sources said unknown accused entered into the chamber of Azmat Kasi and killed him inside his office.

The attackers managed to escape unhurt from the spot. Police reached the spot and started an investigation into the incident. The reason behind the murder could not be ascertained immediately, police said.

All lawyers elected bodies strongly condemned the incident and demanded the arrest of the culprits involved in the murder. “Lawyers are not safe here”, Munir Kakar, a senior lawyer said.

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