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May 30, 2017

Lawyer shot dead in Mardan

Peshawar

 
May 30, 2017

MARDAN: A former vice-president of the District Bar Association was killed over a land dispute in the limits of Toru Police Station on Monday.

His brother Jan Alam Khan told the police that Zaib Alam Khan was going to the local courts when Malik Fayyaz Ahmad (uncle of the deceased) and his son Malik Azam opened fire on him, killing him on the spot.

The motive behind the murder was stated to be a property dispute. The accused managed to flee after committing the crime.The police took the body to the Mardan Medical Complex for autopsy.

Later, the police handed over the body to his family. A case was registered against the accused and investigation has been started. Zaib Alam was a known lawyer and provincial leader of the Pakhtunkhwa Milli Awami Party.