Mardan: Killed for honour
MARDAN: A man allegedly killed his wife in an honour-related incident in Kalo Shah locality in the limits of Kharki police station here on Thursday. The police said that the woman, identified as Uzma, was killed when her husband Sher Akbar and his brothers Mir Akbar and Noor Akbar attacked her. According to preliminary investigation, the police said that the victim had married Sher Akbar a few months ago, but she fled with another person. Later, she was recovered from Faisalabad when her father filed a kidnapping report with the police.
The police have registered an FIR against the accused on the compliant of Jan Nawab, father of the slain woman.
In another incident, an official of Anbar Campus of Abdul Wali Khan University, Mardan, Asif Khan was shot dead by unidentified men on the night between Wednesday and Thursday near the railway station.
Family sources said that someone had called Mr Khan in the evening after which he went out of his home by saying that he would return in one or two hours.
The city police have registered a report against unidentified killers on the complaint of Sajid Khan, brother-in-law of the victim.