TDoR 2023 / 2022 / December / 23 / Aaiyza


23 Dec 2022
Bahawalpur, Punjab (Pakistan)

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Aaiyza was shot in the Ahmadpuri Gate area of Bahawalpur. A suspect has been arrested.

BAHAWALPUR - A man opened fire at a [trans woman], leaving [her] dead in Ahmadpuri gate area of Bahawalpur city, police said. The police sources said that a man opened indis­criminate fire at a [trans woman], iden­tified as [deadname] alias Aaiyza at a house in Ahmadpuri gate area. The [trans woman] received critical bullet wounds in [her] chest and was rushed to Bahawal Victoria Hospital for emergency medi­cal aid. However, the [trans woman] succumbed to [her] injuries on the way to the hospital.

Soon after, receiving the in­formation, the police rushed to the scene. The heirs of the [trans woman] lodged a complaint with the police, alleging a man recog­nised as Mudassar of murdering [deadname]. “Mudassar called in [deadname] to meet [her] in Ahmadpuri gate area where after an exchange of harsh words, he opened indiscriminate fire at [deadname], leaving [her] in critical condition,” they told the police. According to the investigation, Mudassar and [deadname], earlier, remained mutual friends and later, [deadname] avoided meeting Mudassar due to some differences which made Mudassar furious. The police have regis­tered a case against the accused. Further probe was underway.

Report added: 24 Dec 2022. Last updated: 9 Nov 2023

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