LAHORE: Funeral prayers of Owais Aqeel, the student who was shot dead in Punjab University on Sunday, were offered in Lahore here on Monday, SAMAA reports.
Owais Aqeel was shot dead and his colleague, Ijaz, was injured following an alleged clash between two student wings.
Sources said students from a rival group targeted them in the university hostel. Both the students belong to Sambrial area of Sialkot.
“The students sustained bullet injures. They were rushed to the hospital, of them Owais could not survive,” a university official told SAMAA, adding that a clash between the two groups led to the gunfire exchange and the murder.
Meanwhile students came out from the hostels and class rooms, protesting over the killing, chanting slogans against the academy administration.
About investigations in the murder, police say a formal case would be registered after autopsy report of the student. -- SAMAA