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November 18, 2019

Police yet to trace killers of Amn Lashkar leader

National

November 18, 2019

ABBOTTABAD: The police have yet to find a clue to trace the killers of Bilal, the commander of Amn Lashkar in Landikotal, who was killed by two unidentified persons near here on Thursday.

According to the police, Bilal, son of Fazlur Rehman, was constructing his house at Abbottabad Heights on Mansehra Road. He was attacked by two unidentified people armed with revolvers when he was offering Zuhr prayer along with his friend Khalid, who hailed from Hangu.

Bilal was killed on the spot while Khalid received multiple injuries and was shifted to the Ayub Teaching Hospital where his condition was stated to be critical.The police registered the case on the complaint of Bilal’s son Said Ali against unidentified people and started investigation.

SP Headquarters Qamar Hayat told The News that Bilal, who belonged to Zakhakhel area in Landikotal, Khyber district, was residingat Habibullah Colony in Abbottabad and was constructing his house in the city.

He said that Bilal was attacked in the presence of several people. The official added that the police were investigating the case from various angles.Qamar Hayat said Bilal also had a property dispute with an Afghan national.He led the pro-government Amn (Peace) Lashkar in Khyber tribal district’s Zakhakhel area formed to resist the Taliban militants.

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