Lawyer shot in Peshawar dies amid calls for gunman's arrest.

PESHAWAR -- High court lawyer Razaullah Khan succumbed to injuries on Friday night three days after a gun attack in his office here.

The police nominated the lawyer's nephew, Jaabir, as the gunmanin the FIR and declareda property dispute as the cause of firing in Kali Bari area of Peshawar cantonment area.

A spokesman for the city police told Dawn that Razaullah Khan died of critical bullet wounds at the Lady Reading Hospital during treatment.

He said the body was shifted to the Khyber Medical College for postmortem.

The CCTV footage of the armed attack, which went viral on social media, showed that the lawyer was sprayed with multiple bullets in his office by a man standing outside.

Mr Razaullah was a member of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Bar Council and provincial organiser of the Malgari Wakeelan, the lawyers' wing of the Awami National Party. He had served as the president of the Peshawar District Bar Association as well.

In a statement issued here, the ANP said that the lawyer's funeral prayers were offered in his native Pishtakhara village on the outskirts of Peshawar city.

ANP provincial general secretary Sardar Hussain Babak, Senator Hidayatullah Khan, Haji Ghulam Ahmad Bilour, Peshawar city mayor Haji Zubair Ali and scores of people attended the funeral.

In a separate statement, provincial president of the ANP Aimal Wali Khan expressed sorrow over the killing of Razaullah Khan.

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