MINGORA: Swat police arrested on Sunday a minority leader of the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf in connection with the murder of PTI MPA Sardar Soran Singh.

Malakand division DIG Azad Khan told Dawn that Baldev Kumar was arrested in Barikot tehsil of Swat and shifted to an unspecified place for interrogation.

Baldev Kumar is president of PTI minorities’ wing in Swat and a district councillor.

On Saturday night, Buner police took into custody four suspects during a search operation a day after Singh’s murder.

Soran Singh, who was also special assistant to the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa chief minister on minority affairs, was shot dead by unknown gunmen in Buner on Friday.

Published in Dawn, April 25th, 2016

Opinion

Editorial

Updating the economy
22 Jan, 2022

Updating the economy

GDP rebasing doesn’t make countries or people richer; it is just about updated data for policymakers to make informed decisions.
22 Jan, 2022

Covid curbs

CONSIDERING the steep rise in Covid-19 cases in the country over the past few days, the government decided on...
22 Jan, 2022

Cricket hope

SIX Pakistan players named across three teams of the year announced by the ICC is a testament to an uplifting 2021...
Emergency rumours
21 Jan, 2022

Emergency rumours

ISLAMABAD is once again in the grip of rumours. The latest issue finding traction revolves around a mysterious...
TTP attack
Updated 21 Jan, 2022

TTP attack

MONDAY night’s assault on a police party in Islamabad, which left one cop dead and two injured, marks a ...
21 Jan, 2022

Murree suspensions

ON Wednesday, the Met Office issued a red alert for more heavy snowfall in Murree over the coming weekend, and...