A 36-year-old member of the minority Ahmadiyya community was stabbed to death in Okara, a spokesperson of the Ahmadi community said on Tuesday.
The victim was identified as Abdus Salam, whereas the alleged murderer, Mulazim Hussain, is reportedly a student at a local madrassa (seminary).
According to the community’s spokesperson, Saleemud Din, the attacker remains at large.
An Ahmadi Abdus Salam sahab son of Munawar Ahmed sahab of L Plot district Okara was stabbed to death in a religiously motivated attack.
The attacker Mulazim Hussain son of Bashir Ahmed is student at local seminary. He is still at large. pic.twitter.com/Ag8qlB09Ok
— Saleem ud Din (@SaleemudDinAA) May 17, 2022
Abdul Salam has left behind a widow and three kids — a year old daughter and two sons aged six and four.
In September last year, Maqsood Ahmed, an ex-army man belonging to the Ahmadi community, was shot dead by unknown gunmen near Nankana Sahib.
According to reports, the 45-year-old, who was a father of four and had retired from the Pakistan Army 10 years ago, was attacked by unidentified assailants in Chak 33 village of Dharowal as he irrigated his farmland.
Ahmed was a British-Pakistani citizen and had returned from the United Kingdom six months ago. He was shot several times with two bullets hitting him on the head, killing him instantly.