BAHAWALNAGAR-Two unidentified accused snatched answer sheets of Intermediate part-II English paper and shot dead a passerby boy in broad daylight here in the limits of B Division Police on Monday.

According to details, Superintendent of Examination Centre Comprehensive School Shahzad Ahmad was on the way to deposit answer sheets of intermediate part-II English paper at UBL Baldia Road branch. In the meanwhile, he was intercepted by two motorcycle-borne accused at City Chowk and attempted to snatch the answer sheet.

However, on resistance the accused resorted to firing as a result a passerby identified as 17-year-old Umer Farooq, s/o Abdul Ghafar sustained gunshots and Shahzad remained unhurt while the accused managed to escape along with the answer sheets. The injured was shifted to hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. The deceased was a resident of Muhajir Colony. The broad daylight incident exposed the poor law and order situation and tall claims of the police.