Sargodha; October 4, 2012: Khawaja Zahur Ahmad, 64, was shot dead near his home in Satellite Town, Sargodha on October 4, 2012 at about 9:15 p.m. He was hit under his right ear. He was rushed to a hospital, but he expired on route.
The deceased was facing heightened opposition from clerics for the past few months. On one occasion extremists had gathered outside his home and shouted slogans. He had no personal vendetta with anybody. He was killed only for his faith. The deceased has left behind a widow, two sons and three daughters.