SHIKARPUR: A villager identified as Muhammad Umar, age 20 years son of Fazal Muhammad Bijarani was shot dead while he was tending to his cattle outside the village of Mehran Bijrani in the limits of Naparkot Police Station. The killers managed to escape and were said to be associated with Teghani community. Naparkot Police transported body to Taluka Hospital Khanpur and later handed over to heirs after conducting postmortem examination. The bone of contention was said to be an old enmity developed two decades back between two groups of Teghani and Bijarani communities over a piece of agricultural land. It claimed many lives of both parties and left scores injured. Published in Daily Times, January 27th 2018.