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Four named in murder of Tipu Truckanwala’s son in Lahore

By News Desk

February 19, 2024 03:06 PM


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A first information feport (FIR) into the murder of underworld don Tipu Truckanwala’s son Ameer Balaj Tipu was registered by Lahore police on an application submitted by victim’s brother Mosaab Tipu on Monday, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.

Balaj Tipu was shot dead by unknown assailants during a wedding ceremony in Chung area of Lahore on Sunday night.

Khawaja Harris alia Gogi Butt, Khawaja Tareef alias Teefi Butt, and four unknown assailants were nominated in the FIR.

The FIR said Balaj was killed by the hired assassins on the orders of Gogi Butt and Teefi Butt as part of a 30-year-old rivalry between the two groups.

During the firing incident Usman Akbar and Fardeen Butt were also got injured who were shifted to Jinnah Hospital for treatment.

Ameer Balaj was attending the walima ceremony of the son of DSP Syed Iqbal. One of the assailants was shot dead by the firing of the accomplice.

Balaj Tipu was the son of Arif Ameer, alias Tipu Truckanwala, who was also murdered in 2010 at the Allama Iqbal Airport. Balaj's grandfather had also fallen victim to this old feud.

The news of Balaj's death sparked grief and anger among his supporters, who gathered at the hospital and mourned his demise.

 

Reporter Abid Chaudhry


News Desk


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