Former UC Nazim shot dead in Lakki Marwat
LAKKI MARWAT: Unidentified gunmen shot dead a former union council nazim near Nawarkhel village on Monday, local sources said.
The sources said that Mohammad Azim Khan Begukhel, former nazim of the Begukhel Union Council, was on his way home when armed motorcyclists opened fire on his double-cabin pickup truck near Nawarkhel village.
He was hit by multiple bullets and died on the spot while his driver Ikram sustained critical injuries. The deceased was the father of former Lakki tehsil nazim, Shaukat Khan and former civil judge Sher Afzal Marwat. He was brother of Dr Khan Malook, former medical superintendent of the Government City Hospital in Lakki Marwat.
The deceased remained nazim of the Begukhel Union Council and also the chairman of the Social Action Board in Lakki Marwat. Presently, he was affiliated with the Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl. His relatives said his family didn’t have enmity with anyone.
The identity of the killers was a mystery but there have been a number of targeted attacks on known political figures in Lakki Marwat, Bannu and other southern districts of the province.