Hashish, opium seized in Kohat, two held
KOHAT: Police arrested a man and his mother after recovering seven kilogrmmes of hashish and opium from their possession on Indus Highway here on Wednesday.
The Indus Highway police stopped a passenger van coming from Darra Adamkhel at the Kohat tunnel toll plaza and during routine checking recovered six kilogrammes of hashish and one kilogramme of opium from the possession of a man and woman.
They two, identified as Razia Bibi and her son Abdul Manan, residents of Peshawar, were taken to Jungle khel police station.
In Hangu, armed men burnt a house of a villager on Wednesday over the killing of a child at Dory Banda area. Eyewitnesses said that a man had been accused of killing the son of one Gul Ajab Khan a month ago and a jirga asked the tribe to turn over the man, but he escaped.
On Wednesday, members of the victim’s family burnt his house. When contacted, Togh Sarai police said that they had registered a case against one Zandi Gul for taking law into his hands and leading a mob for burning the house.