Motive unknown: Body found in Kohat

Deceased’s relative says Nawaz had a property business in the city and had no personal rivalries.


Our Correspondent February 26, 2014
Deceased’s relative says Nawaz had a property business in the city and had no personal rivalries. PHOTO: FILE

KOHAT:


A 49-year-old man was found dead near Khan Market in Tirah Bazaar of Kohat city on Tuesday.


According to SHO Iqbal Mohmand, Khaista Khan filed an FIR stating his cousin Rab Nawaz left home on Monday and had been missing since then. Khan added the family could not find Nawaz anywhere and came to know later that his body had been found.

The deceased’s relative said Nawaz had a property business in the city and had no personal rivalries.

In a separate incident, a man who had been just released from prison was gunned down near Muslimabad. An official of Jarma police station said Umair Khan filed an FIR stating his brother Taj Mir was released from Kohat Jail on Tuesday and they were later heading home when their rival Ashrafuddin opened fire at them near Shangrila Hotel.

Mir died on the spot while the accused managed to escape. According to Umair, Ashraf suspected Mir of shooting his brother a year ago which is why he attacked him.

Published in The Express Tribune, February 26th, 2014.

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