ABBOTABAD: Two persons were shot dead in different parts of the district on Sunday morning. Muhammad Asif, a resident of Chamkana village, was on his way to Havelian for shopping when Azam Khan and his three sons allegedly opened fire at him, killing him on the spot. The police said the motive behind the brutal murder was an old family feud which has so far claimed four lives from both sides. In another incident, Luqman was allegedly shot dead by Saqib in Dodial village. The police said the suspect buried the body in a heap of solid waste after committing the murder, from where it was spotted. The police added that Luqman and Saqib were heroin addicts and the suspect killed Luqman over a dispute of loan payment.
Published in The Express Tribune, April 16th, 2012.