TAXILA: A bullet-riddled body of a 24-year-old man was found at a deserted place in Attock on Saturday.

Police sources said that Hamza Ali, son of a local PTI leader, went out of the house on his motorcycle to meet some of his friends but did not return.

Later his body was found near a technical college in Dhoke Fateh on Saturday.

Police shifted the body to district headquarters hospital for autopsy after registration of a murder case and launched further investigation.

Meanwhile, a local court in Attock on Saturday sentenced a man to life in a murder case.

The accused murdered a man over a land dispute in Dhoke Hafizabad in Jand police station area.

The Additional district and session judge Mohammad Farrukh Hameed also imposed a fine of Rs200,000 on the accused Afzal Khan.

According to the FIR registered under section 302 of Pakistan Penal Code (PPC), the accused shot and killed a man over a land dispute. The prosecution produced substantial evidence against the accused which established involvement of Mr Khan in the murder and sentenced him to life and imposed a fine worth Rs200,000.

Moreover, the Hassanabdal police have arrested three suspected robbers along with weapons and ammunition.

Published in Dawn, March 26th, 2023

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