Accused in Indian Prisoner’s Death Critically Injured in Lahore

Amir Tamba, accused of killing Sarabjit Singh in Lahore prison in 2013, was shot in Lahore on April 14, 2024. He was critically injured and later died in the hospital. However, the motive for the attack is still unclear. Police are currently investigating the incident and no arrests have been made.

Amir Sarfraz Tamba, the man accused of killing Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh in Lahore’s Kot Lakhpat jail in 2013, was critically injured in a shooting attack on Sunday, April 14th, 2024. According to police reports, two unidentified gunmen entered Tamba’s residence in Lahore’s Islampura area and opened fire. Tamba sustained multiple gunshot wounds and was rushed to a nearby hospital in critical condition.

The incident happened at his home in the Islampura area when two masked men barged in and shot him multiple times. Although the media initially reported his death, the police clarified that he was alive but in critical condition. Tamba’s brother explained that the attackers fled on a motorbike after the shooting. The police are investigating, and there are concerns about the possible involvement of another country.

Accused in Sarabjit Singh attack case killed in Lahore shooting

“Tamba was alone in his room and the unidentified men opened fire at him,” it said and added that he was “shifted to an ambulance for treatment.”

According to him, one of the suspects was 26 years old and another was 24 years old.

Sarabjit Singh, an Indian national, was convicted of espionage in Pakistan and sentenced to death in 1991. Singh was a convicted Indian spy. He was arrested on charges of carrying out four bombings in Faisalabad, Multan, and Lahore which killed 14 Pakistani citizens. Singh was later sentenced to death.

He died in 2013 after being attacked by fellow inmates. Tamba was one of the men accused of involvement in the attack, though he and another accused were ultimately acquitted by a court in 2018.

The motive behind the shooting of Tamba remains unclear. Local authorities are investigating the incident and searching for the attackers. This is a developing story, and further details will be reported as they become available.

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