LAHORE  - A private security guard shot dead a youth after a brief altercation in Kahna, police sources said on Monday. The police have arrested the alleged killer, who was working as a security guard at the office of a property dealer.

Eyewitnesses told the police that the youth, identified as Ali Waqas, visited the office of a real estate agency located near Jholkay bus-stop in Kahna where he exchanged harsh words with security guard, Asif, over a minor dispute.

The guard got infuriated and opened straight fire on the youth, who was rushed to a hospital with multiple wounds but died in the way. The shopkeepers managed to capture the guard and later handed him over to the police for interrogation. The police removed the body to the morgue for autopsy.

A murder case was also registered against the guard on the complaint of father of the deceased. Further investigation was underway.

FOUND DEAD: An unidentified man was found dead under mysterious circumstances from Ghalib Market area on Monday. The police have removed the body to the morgue for autopsy and are investigating.