Man shot dead in Mardan
MARDAN: A young man was killed and his father injured when their opponents opened fire on them outside the district courts here on Wednesday. Officials of the city police station quoted Gul Ameer, a resident of Misriabad, as saying that he along with his son Nasir was going to Mardan district courts to attend hearing of their case when their opponent Zohaib and his accomplices Ayaz, Ghani and Saeed opened indiscriminate fire, killing Nasir on the spot, while he himself received injured.
The accused were trying to escape after the attack when ASI Muqaddam Khan and other police officials overpowered Zohaib and recovered a pistol from his possession. The other accused escaped. Police have registered a case and started investigation.