Three arms dealers arrested over gun sale to attackers of PML-N MPA

Three arms dealers arrested over gun sale to attackers of PML-N MPA

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Lahore: Three ammunition dealers were arrested for selling guns used to attack Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) MPA Bilal Yasin.

Police, in its investigation of the incident discovered that the gun, used by the hitmen in the attack, was purchased from Neela Gumbad (Blue Tomb) market.

Police sources have said that efforts are underway to find the owner of the pistol.

A day earlier, CCTV footage of attack on the member of provincial assembly also surfaced.

According to the video, the suspect can be seen fleeing the scene after firing at Bilal Yasin. The suspect’s motorcycle also had no license plate.

On December 31, 2021, PML-N MPA Bilal Yasin had sustained injuries after two unidentified suspects opened fire at him on Lahore’s Mohni Road Friday night. He was shifted to Mayo Hospital for treatment, police said.

Reportedly, two suspects approached the MPA on a motorbike and targeted him in a possible assassination bid.

The medical director of the hospital told Bilal Yasin that he was hit by three bullets, one in his leg and two in his abdomen.

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