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LAHORE: Unidentified armed assailants gunned down former assistant registrar of the Punjab University in Lahore's Mustafa Town on Friday. Police said that the victim, identified as Ahmed Ali Chatha (65), was gunned down by unknown armed assailants riding a motorbike when he went to his farmhouse to get milk. The police said an FIR has been registered on the complaint of Ahmed's brother and investigation is under process.

A police spokesperson said that initial findings have so far suggested that Ahmed was killed over personal enmity. He said the police have collected evidences from the crime scene and are taking help from nearby CCTV cameras for the early arrest of the suspected criminals.

Meanwhile, Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar took notice of the murder and directed CCPO Lahore Zulfiqar Hameed to submit a detailed inquiry report. He also extended sympathies to the bereaved family and assured them of providing justice at "every cost".

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