SWAT: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) local leader Adalat Khan was shot dead by unidentified assailants outside his home in the Shamozai area of Swat on Thursday, SHO of Shamozai police station Akhtar Ali Khan said. Adalat, a former Nazim from the area, belonged to a well-known family of Samozai that has always supported PML-N. His murder is one of the three politically-motivated killings which took place in the province during the last 24 hours. ANP leader Dost Muhammad was gunned down in Charsadda on Thursday. Former ANP office-bearer Tajmeer Shah was also shot dead in Katozai village of Shabqadar tehsil, Charsadda district.
Published in The Express Tribune, July 3rd, 2015.