2 shot dead near Jaani Banda graveyard
MARDAN: A teenaged boy and a woman were shot dead by unidentified armed men near the Jaani Banda graveyard here on Monday in the limits of Rustam police station. The police said they were informed by a resident of the concerned area through a phone call that two bodies were lying in the fields located near the Jaani Banda graveyard. The victims were identified as Manzoor Gul, 17, and Shahzia, 24.
The police registered FIR against unknown killers on the complaint of the woman’s cousin Saqib Ali. The complainant did not mention any reason for the double murder incident in his report. However, it was said it was a case of honour killing as the woman had fled with the boy without consent of her family.