Body count : Two killed, one wounded

Six drug peddlers arrested in Nawa Kali village

Our Correspondent June 23, 2016
Six drug peddlers arrested in Nawa Kali village. PHOTO: FILE

SWABI: At least two people died while another was injured in separate incidents within the jurisdiction of Kalu Khan police station in Swabi on Thursday.

A police official told The Express Tribune a speeding tractor hit Qasim and Shehzad. As a result, Qasim died on the spot while Shehzad was wounded. The driver managed to flee the site. An FIR was registered and further investigation into the incident is under way.

Separately, a man was shot dead in Dagai village in Swabi on the same day. The incident was triggered by a long-standing dispute. According to the police,  Bahar, Imran and Nisar had an argument. After the altercation, Imran and Nisar killed Bahar at his house. An FIR was registered and investigation in under way.

Moreover, six drug peddlers were arrested by Kalu Khan police in Nawa Kali village in Swabi on Thursday. At least 16 grammes of hashish were also seized from their possession.

Khalid Khan and Fazal Subhan were among those who were taken into custody. FIRs were registered and investigation is under way.

Swabi DPO Javed Iqbal lauded the efforts of Kalu Khan SHO Haroon Khan for his role in arresting drug dealers and ensuring peace is maintained in the region.

Published in The Express Tribune, June 24th, 2016.


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