Published On: Wed, Jan 1st, 2014
Published in Category: Peshawar

Youth’s ‘killing’ by police: 2 police check posts burnt by protestors

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PESHAWAR: Death of a youth triggered protest in Peshawar where enraged protestors burnt two police check posts on Tuesday.

Daad Gul, a resident of Regi area and employee in Peshawar University was gunned down by unknown assailants in his home last night.

Family members of the victim alleged that some armed men in police uniform barged into the house and shot the man dead late on Monday.

In reaction to the murder, a large number of Daad Gul’s relatives along with the area people staged protest demonstration today by placing the dead body on road and demanding arrest of the killers. The protestors went on rampage during the demonstration and set on fire two police check posts in Regi area.

The protestors later dispersed after heavy police contingents arrived to control the situation. Police have started investigation into the killing.
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