Prayer leader killed in Mansehra
MANSEHRA: Unidentified persons shot dead a prayer leader in Tarangri Bala village here on Sunday. The police sources said Maulvi Noor Hayat had left his home early in the day and his bullet–riddled body was found near his residence. Following the incident, the angry relatives and local people staged a protest rally and blocked Mansehra-Oghi road for an hour to demand immediate arrest of the assailants. The protesters reopened the road for traffic after the police high-ups assured them that the culprits would be brought to justice soon.
The body of Maulvi Noor Hayat, said to be a close friend of JUI-F MPA Mufti Kifayatullah, was sent to his native village in Allai, Battagram district for burial. A case was registered in the Baffa Police Station against the unidentified killers.