Man, daughter shot dead in Swabi

Published December 5, 2021
A man and his daughter were shot dead by rivals, police said. — AFP/File
A man and his daughter were shot dead by rivals, police said. — AFP/File

SWABI: A man and his daughter were shot dead by rivals here on Saturday, the police said.

Swabi police station SHO Ajab Durrani told Dawn that Banaris Khan, his daughter Fatima Bibi, and brother, Khalid Khan, residents of Totali village of Buner district, were on way to their home town from Swabi in a car, when their rivals opened fire on them in Saleem Khan Canal area.

He said as a result of the firing, Banaris and his daughter died on the spot. However, Khalid escaped unhurt.

The bodies were shifted to the Bacha Khan Hospital Complex for autopsy.

Mr Khalid got registered an FIR against accused, Aminullah and Sher Nawas Khan, stating the cause of the killing was a dispute on a woman’s relation.

The complainant said the two accused also belonged to their village in Buner.

Also in the day, unidentified assailants shot dead a woman in Sher Dara village of Razaar tehsil.

Parmuli police station officials said the woman was on way to home when she was targeted.

The victim’s husband told the police that they had no enmity with anyone in the area.

The police registered an FIR and started investigations.

Published in Dawn, December 5th, 2021

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