Kohat: Newly-wed man gunned down, thief arrested
KOHAT: According to the Dawn News on Tuesday, unidentified persons attacked a newly-wed couple and killed the groom in Kamal Khel area on late Saturday night. Bilitang police said that unidentified armed men easily entered the house of the couple. They opened firing in the bedroom, killing the groom, Abdul Manan, on the spot and injuring the bride, Imrana, police added. Motive behind the murder could not be ascertained. Meanwhile, Cantt police claimed to have recovered jewellery and cash, stolen from a house in Meri Colony on University Road, after arresting the thief on Sunday. Unidentified persons had barged into the house of a famous businessman, Bashir Ahmed, in Meri Colony and took away 15 tolas of gold ornaments and Rs10,000 in cash. Police kept an eye on his relatives, who regularly visited his house. They arrested his nephew, Afzal Pervez, on suspicion and he confessed to committing the theft during interrogation. Police recovered the stolen jewellery and cash on the pinpointing of the accused from a guava orchard in Dheri Banda.