PESHAWAR: Unidentified armed males shot lifeless a journalist in Swabi district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa late on Thursday, with police suspecting that the incident was linked with a private feud.
“Haroon Khan was targeted at around 8:25pm outside his house by two unidentified assailants and succumbed to his injuries on the spot,” District Police Officer (DPO) Muhammad Sohaib stated.
According to the DPO, Haroon was engaged in a land dispute along with his stepbrother, saying an official demarcation by the income workers pertaining to the property was scheduled for Friday morning.
“We are investigating the case and the accused will be arrested soon,” Sohaib added.
Police recovered seven to eight empty shells of AK-47 rifle from the scene of the crime. The assailants, they stated, have been on foot.
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