SWABI: Bodies of three youths were recovered from a graveyard in Chota Lahor tehsil here on Monday.

DSP Chota Lahor Pasham Gul Khan told mediapersons that the local people had informed the police about the bodies lying in the graveyard.

The police took the bodies into custody and later shifted them to Tehsil Headquarters Hospital for postmortem.

Chota Lahor police station SHO Jawad Khan said that three young men had gone out of their homes on Sunday evening, but they did not return. He said the deceased youths were identified as Murad Khan, 18, Waqar Khan, 21, and Shah Sawar, 19.

Fazal Ghani, father of deceased Shah Sawar, told the police that they were killed by unidentified persons over unknown reasons.

The police have registered an FIR and started further investigations.

Meanwhile, a speeding rickshaw injured two people near the Salim Khan Stop on the Swabi-Mardan Road on Monday, rescue officials said.

A Rescue 1122 team reached the spot and provided first aid to the injured before shifting them to the District Headquarters Hospital.

The injured were identified as Nadeem Khan and Mohammad Khan.

Published in Dawn, August 9th, 2022

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