KASUR – In yet another incident of shooting in court premises, an under trial prisoner was shot dead at the tehsil courts in Chunian on Saturday.

Earlier on Thursday, a detainee was killed while a court attendant shot injured in the Kasur District courts premises.

Officials from the Kanganpur Police Station had brought Muhammad Habib, accused in a kidnapping case, to the local courts for the hearing of his case. As the accused reached the premises in police custody in a private car, two unidentified armed motorcycle riders, opened an indiscriminate fire, killing him on the spot.

Habib was accused of kidnapping the niece of a former nazim of local union council. He later married the girl.

Meanwhile, a local, Abdul Rahim, sustained bullet injuries at Kot Salamatpura, after his brother Naeem resorted to aerial firing in jubilation.

The incident occurred at the wedding ceremony of Muhammad Rafiq within the precincts of Mandi Usmanwala Police Station.