Peshawar: Religious leader gunned down
PESHAWAR: As reported by the Daily Times on Friday, religious scholar Sardar Haider was killed in firing by unidentified gunmen in the Kotwali area of Peshawar on Thursday.
According to details, Sardar Haider was on his way to his office from his house when some unidentified assailants opened fire on him in the Saikh-al-Islam area.
Sources said that Haider was critically wounded in the attack and was taken to a hospital, but succumbed to his injuries.
The scholar’s followers protested his killing, urging the government to arrest the culprits, the Daily Times quoted a private channel as reporting.