LAHORE: A youth killed his friend over a minor dispute in the Factory Area police precincts Monday.

Asim and Ehsan, alias Shani, were playing snooker in a club when they had a dispute. Ehsan hit Asim with a ball, wounding him critically. The wounded was rushed to hospital where he died. Police have arrested Ehsan after registering a case.

Separately, a man was killed over a minor dispute in the Harbanspura police limits. Deceased Manzoor had a dispute with Arif, a cop said, adding that that Arif invited the deceased to his home, where he and his son fired shots at Arif, killing him on the spot. Police have registered a case against the accused but no arrest was made till filing of this report.–Staff Reporter

Later, the relatives of decease took to GT Road to stage a protest against police. The protesters alleged the police were backing the killers. A senior cop reached the spot and assured the protesters of bring the culprits to justice.