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Former spymaster gunned down in Peshawar

July 08, 2013

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Former assistant director of Intelligence Bureau Mujahid Khan was gunned down by unknown miscreants in Sheikhabad area on Sunday evening. – File Photo
Former assistant director of Intelligence Bureau Mujahid Khan was gunned down by unknown miscreants in Sheikhabad area on Sunday evening. – File Photo

PESHAWAR: A former assistant director of Intelligence Bureau (IB), Mujahid Khan was gunned down by unknown miscreants in Peshawar on Sunday night, DawnNews reported.

According to police, Khan was attacked in Peshawar’s Sheikhabad neighbourhood when he was returning home after offering evening prayers at a local mosque. He sustained serious bullet wounds in the attack.

Later, the former spymaster succumbed to his wounds at Lady Reading Hospital in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa capital.

The motive behind the killing is not ascertained as yet, however, Police have launched an investigation into the incident.