PESHAWAR: A 20 year-old named Muhammad Khan was gunned down by police officials in reactionary firing in Matni area on the outskirts of Peshawar, Express News reported on Saturday.
Muhammad Khan, a resident from Bannu, was reportedly coming from Kohat in to Peshawar to meet relatives. When asked to stop at a check post, he attempted to leave his car and run.
According to initial details, Muhammad Khan fired at the police officers stationed there which resulted in reactionary firing from the police. Muhammad Khan was killed on the spot.
A pistol was also recovered from his possession. The dead body and car used in the incident is in the custody of police officials.
Police officials are conducting investigations to find Muhammad Khan’s background information and possible militant affiliations.
Peshawar has been on red-alert due to security threats.
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