On Tuesday, a labourer was allegedly shot dead by his employer when he asked for the salary in the Ghakhar Mandi area of Gujranwala.

The accused shot at his employee and wounded him. He was taken to a hospital but later pronounced dead.

The victim’s father filed the first information report (FIR) against the assailant in the police station and they have begun an investigation.


The police stated that the worker demanded his wages but it escalated into a heated debate and he was killed by his employer in anger.

Earlier this year, a similar incident took place in Multan when an employer allegedly set his worker on fire for demanding his salary.

A resident of Wapda Town in Lahore, Umar Akram, tortured his domestic worker brutally when he requested for his salary and also set him on fire l. The employer didn’t pay his salary for two months. The incident took place in January 2021.

In another incident, a man from an Asian country was accused of slapping and killing a colleague after causing him a permanent disability.