The relatives of a youth, who was killed in an alleged police shootout, and a large number of local people protested against the Sadar Muridke police.

They alleged that Shafaqat was shot dead in fake encounter by the police. The protesters blocked the traffic on GT Road for two hours in Muridke in front of the police station. Nazir, the father of the deceased, said that there was no encounter. “My son was shot dead deliberately by the police on the behest of present Sheikhupura DPO.”