LAHORE: The police arrested a key accused of dual murder, during crackdown in Defence area of Lahore today.

The accused Arslan alias Shani along with co-accused Usama and others had gunned down two persons including, Muhammad Yousaf 55, and a passerby woman Hajin Shameem in Kory Pind area on Friday over issue of parking of motorcycle. The heirs of the deceased with the dead body had held protest demonstration against the incident, by blocking Walton Road after which Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif taking notice of the incident had directed for bringing the culprits to book.

The Punjab Police complying with the directives of the chief minister has arrested key accused Arslan alias Shani, while raids to arrest the co-accused were in progress.