CDA director goes 'missing' in Islamabad

Published: November 16, 2018


ISLAMABAD: An official of the Capital Development Authority (CDA) reportedly went missing on Thursday night, Express News reported.

Ayaz Khan, 47, last contacted his family at 8pm Thursday night. He informed his wife that he was going out with someone and would return late. When he did not return, his wife approached Aabpara Police Station on Friday morning.

Hailing from Waziristan, Ayaz is a father of six. His father is a retired Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) official.

SP Tahir Dawar’s disappearance: K-P police have few clues about ‘fearless’ cop

The incident comes days after Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s SP Tahir Khan Dawar was kidnapped while taking a walk in the federal capital’s F-10 area. His body was recovered in volatile Dur Baba district of Afghanistan’s Nangarhar province with a hand-written note saying he was abducted and killed by the little-known Wilayat-e-Khurasan terrorist group – an affiliate of the of the Islamic State to “avenge the killing of its members by SP Dawar with the help of military”.

The body was buried by local residents at a cemetery in the Momand Dara area of Dur Baba from where it was exhumed on Wednesday and shifted to the Jalalabad headquarters hospital for autopsy.

Afghan authorities delayed the handover of SP Dawar’s remains after tribal elders from Nangarhar convened a Jirga under the chair of Faredon Khan, which was also attended by Gul Wazir from Pakistan side, where it was decided that the body would not handed over to Pakistani authorities.

ISPR hints at broader involvement in SP Dawar’s brutal murder

A delegation – including Minister of State for Interior Shaharyar Afridi and the spokesperson for Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa government Shaukat Yousafzai, MNA Mohsin Dawar, Khyber tribal district’s Assistant Commissioner Mehmood Aslam, and Commandant Khyber Rifles Farrukh Humayun – reached the border crossing where its members were kept waiting for more than two hours.

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