Former PML-N MPA Rao Muhammad Iqbal Khan was gunned down by his son who later also shot himself in the head.

The incident took place in Chak 670/11 GB, tehsil Pirmahal.

Both the deceased - former MPA Rao Iqbal Khan and son Rao Athar Iqbal had an argument over some domestic issue which heated up. In the meantime, the son attempted to commit suicide by putting a pistol on his head. The father, however, stepped forward in an attempt to snatch the pistol from him. But the pistol went off and a bullet pierced through Rao Iqbal Khan who fell down on the ground. Soon after Athar Iqbal fired a bullet in his head and died instantly. Whereas the ex-MPA was being rushed to Faisalabad Allied Hospital but he succumbed to wounds on the way.

The police reached the spot and started investigation to ascertain whether or not it was an incident.