SWABI: The police on Sunday arrested a man for killing his nephew, who was the only brother of 11 sisters.

Razaar DSP Pasham Gul Khan told reporters that the incident had occurred in Kalu Khan village a few weeks ago, when the accused first attacked the deceased with a dagger and then shot him dead.

The victim’s wife had got registered an FIR against an unidentified attacker.

However, the Kalu Khan police had arrested the wife of the deceased and her mother-in-law, who during investigation, disclosed that Said Bacha of Ismalia village had killed the victim. DSP Pasham Gul said the victim’s wife, her mother-in-law and the accused collaborated to kill the victim.

It has been learnt that wife of the victim gave birth to a baby boy in the judicial lock-up, following which, she was released on bail.

Separately, an attacker shot dead a man in front of his house in Sheikh Jana village on Sunday.

The wife of the deceased, Ayaz Khan, got registered an FIR with the Kalu Khan police, stating that as the victim stepped out of the entrance gate of his house, Yaseem Khan opened fire on him, leaving him seriously injured. He was taken to the tehsil headquarters hospital, where he succumbed to injuries.

She said the cause of the killing was not known.

Published in Dawn, May 10th, 2021

Opinion

Understanding abuse
22 Jun 2021

Understanding abuse

Condemnations have been rare while there is no debate on the prevalence of such abuse beyond this case.
The roots of hate
Updated 21 Jun 2021

The roots of hate

The reference to being ‘out-populated’ is a popular theme in modern neo-Nazi and white supremacist thought.

Editorial

22 Jun 2021

Describing OBL

THE foreign minister’s recent refusal to call Osama bin Laden a terrorist in an interview with an Afghan media...
22 Jun 2021

A neglected sector

THE PTI legislators joined forces with opposition lawmakers in the National Assembly the other day to take their own...
22 Jun 2021

Air safari

THE resumption of PIA’s air safari flights to Skardu will hopefully attract international and domestic tourists,...
Poll consensus
Updated 21 Jun 2021

Poll consensus

If the govt is reluctant to take part in an APC on poll reforms, then it must ensure that parliament can be used for this purpose.
21 Jun 2021

Global displacement

THE number of globally displaced persons shared by the UN’s refugee agency in a report released on Friday is...
21 Jun 2021

KP budget

THE KP budget 2021-22 is a sort of please-all document that hands out something to almost everyone in the hope of...