Three shot dead in separate incidents

Sources said the victim and the suspect quarreled over a petty issue

Our Correspondent March 23, 2023


At least three people were killed in two separate incidents in Hassan Abdal on Wednesday.

In the first incident, a police spokesperson said two brothers who hailed from Charsadda and were residing at Hassan Abdal Housing Colony were shot dead when they were returning from a family jirga in the Jhari Kass area.

He said the victims were reportedly chased by the suspects as soon as they left the jirga and were shot dead after reaching the colony.

According to the relatives of the victims, the suspects named Mansoor and Adnan were behind the double murders and were also accompanied by an unknown person.

The bodies of the deceased were transferred to the tehsil headquarters hospital by the City police for medico-legal formalities, and started an investigation.

In another incident, a 20-year-old man named Zohaib alias Zebi was allegedly shot dead by his neighbor named Fahad in Por Miana Village within the jurisdiction of Saddar Police Station.

Sources said the victim and the suspect quarreled over a petty issue.

They said the local police reached the spot upon receiving the information and started an investigation.

Published in The Express Tribune, March 23rd, 2023.


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