OKARA - Headmaster of a local religious seminary was shot at and critically injured by unidentified motorcyclists on Basirpur Road here the other day.

Sources informed that Maulana Mohammad Yousaf Tahir, a resident of Muzaffar Garch and Headmaster of religious seminary Saad Bin Muaaz Haveli Lakha had come to Depalpur. He was walking on Basirpur Road when three motorcycle-borne assailants fired gunshots on him. Resultantly, Maulana Yousaf sustained a bullet in the head and was taken to Lahore in critical condition. According to doctors, his condition is still critical.

The police registered a case against unidentified culprits.