Man shot dead in Haripur

In separate incident, two held for allegedly trying to molest boy

Our Correspondent January 17, 2024


Unidentified men shot and killed Aqib Nawaz in Kalu Pind, Mohalla Kund in Panian on Tuesday.

According to the police, the suspects killed Aqib, dumped his body outside his house and managed to escape after committing the crime. As soon as the police received the information, they reached the spot, took the body into their custody and shifted it to the hospital for completing medico-legal formalities.

The police said that the cause of the murder has yet to be ascertained. A case has been registered and the police are looking into the case.

On the same day, police arrested two suspects for allegedly trying to molest and harass a teenage boy in Kot Najibullah.

A case was filed under section 376/53CPA against the accused persons.

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DPO Haripur Muhammad Umar Khan took notice of the incident and issued orders to DSP Circle Khanpur Muhammad Uzair and SHO Kot Najibullah police station Muhammad Arshad Khan to arrest of the accused involved in the incident.

SHO Kot Najibullah police station along with his team arrested the accused, named Abdullah Shiraz Khan and Arshad Khalid Mehmood. Both the suspects are residents of Mohalla Parvezabad, Kot Najibullah.

In a robbery incident, robbers broke into a mosque in the limits of Panian police station and got away with the solar system, UPS, batteries, fans, water taps and locks. A case has been registered.

Published in The Express Tribune, January 17th, 2024.


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