Hangu: 2 held on kidnapping, murder charges
HANGU: The police on Wednesday claimed to have arrested two persons on the charges of kidnapping and killing two taxi drivers. District Police Officer of Hangu Iftikhar Ahmad told reporters that Hukman Shah and Asmatullah had hired a taxi from Islamabad to Darsamand area in Hangu a month ago.
He said the accused killed the driver and threw his body into a well. The official said they hired another cab from Peshawar some 20 days ago to take them to Hangu. The DPO said the culprits killed the driver identified as Musharraf and dumped his body into the well.
Iftikhar Ahmad said the accused had come to Peshawar, where the cops from the West Cantonment Police Station arrested them on suspicion of being outlaws. The accused spilt the beans after being grilled at the police station and told the cops about the double murder they had committed. The Peshawar Police shared the information with the police in Hangu and the cops recovered the bodies of the slain drivers from the well.