3 killed in Badaber area
PESHAWAR: Three persons were killed in a robbery attempt in the Badaber area in the wee hours on Monday. Police said armed robbers broke into the house of one Arshad in Bachagano Killay in Badaber and were busy collecting valuables when the owner of the house woke up.
Arshad challenged the armed dacoits and an accomplice of the criminals opened fire, killing Arshad and one of the robbers who had scuffled with the house owner. The rest of the robbers escaped. The slain robber was identified as Kifayat, whose relatives claimed that another of his villager, Naheed, had taken him along that night. Kifayat’s relatives then attacked Naheed outside his house and killed him on the spot.