MARDAN – Two persons were shot dead in separate incidents here on Saturday, sources revealed.
A wholesale medicines businessman, named Imtiaz, aged 25, was shot dead by an unidentified assailant in the medicines market located near Malakand Chowk, Mardan.
The traders blocked the Chowk to protest the killing. They pressed the police to arrest the alleged killer forthwith and provide security to the traders’ community.
The city police lodged a First information report (FIR) against unidentified attackers on the complaint of Yousaf Khan, an uncle of the slain person.
The second incident took place near Muhabatabad railway crossing, where rivals shot dead Farman Ali, 44.
Sheik Maltoon Town police station officials claimed that the reason behind the killing was an old enmity. The suspects managed to escape.
The police officials registered FIR on the complaint of the wife of the deceased person against the alleged killers, identified as Raees and Shehzad.
(Source: National print and online media with input from social media and local sources).