Nephew of ex-peace committee killed, dumped

Bhittani was notable for his opposition to the TTP


Our Correspondent February 22, 2019
Tribal areas. PHOTO: REUTERS

TANK: Tortured, beheaded and torched body of a youth was found dumped in a field causing an uproar in the family and community who staged a protest at Tank main square demanding justice for the victim.

Zahoor Rehman, nephew of former Peace Committee chief Turkistan Bhittani, had gone missing since February 16.

On Thursday, his beheaded corpse was found in the Jandar area of Bhittani tribes. Local sources told Daily Express that Rehman was missing from Tank since February 16. Turkistan Bhittani brought the body to Tank Main Square demanding the administration to arrest the culprits of the heinous crime.

Bhittani was notable for his opposition to the TTP.

Published in The Express Tribune, February 22nd, 2019.

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