MARDAN: Police on Thursday shot passed a deaf businessman it had mistaken for a self-murder bomber in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa’s (K-P) Mardan district.
The businessman roving a cycle did not respond to military calls to stop during a legal formidable check post, Deputy Superintendent Police (DSP) Mumtaz Khan told journalists.
The deceased, identified as Olas Khan, was taken to Mardan medical formidable where he succumbed to his injuries.
According to internal people, a businessman was deaf and had been offered garments in a area for a final 15 years to run his household. He was taken to Sheeran Khota where he will be buried.
Locals protested outward a Mardan Press Club and lifted slogans against, what they called, military brutality, perfectionist that a box of murder be purebred opposite a obliged personnel.
When a explosve ordering patrol officials checked a bike’s carrier, they found zero solely bundles of garments that a businessman was offered in a district, a DSP added.
On Feb 3, a 27-year-old male was shot passed by military banishment in Islamabad after he allegedly did not stop when a military central signalled him to.
Police and other law coercion agencies have been on high warning given a new call of terrorism in a nation that claimed some-more than 100 lives.
Published in The Express Tribune, Mar 3rd, 2017.2017-03-03