Hangu police claim arrest of religious scholar's killer.


KOHAT -- The Hangu police claimed on Monday to have arrested the alleged killer of religious scholar Mufti Mohibullah, whose murder had caused protests across the district.

City police station SHO Shah Doran said four accomplices of the killer had also been arrested.

He said district police officer Shahid Khan had formed an investigation team to resolve the murder which had resulted in unrest in religious and public circles.

The investigation team interrogated the eyewitnesses and family members of the religious scholar, and reached a stepbrother of the slain named Qudratullah, who during interrogations, admitted that he along with four accomplices had killed Mufti Mohibullah over a property dispute.

Meanwhile, the Hangu police spokesperson said a drug peddler and 15 criminals were arrested and seven kilogrammes of hashish, eight Kalashnikovs, four shotguns and 2,000 cartridges recovered from them.

UPGRADATION OF GRID STATIONS: MNA Malik Jawad Hussain has inaugurated work upgradation of grid stations of Kalaya and Ghiljo subdivisions of Orakzai tribal district, which will cost Rs1.98 billion.

A statement issued here said the lawmaker visited the Kalaya and Giljo the other day and inaugurated upgradation of grid stations from 66KV to 132KV.

The upgradation of Kalaya grid in lower Orakzai would cost Rs98 million, and that of Ghiljo in upper Orakzai Rs1 billion.

He said nine new feeders would also be installed in Kalaya grid station.

The MNA said work was in progress on Ghiljo grid station and Wapda House in tehsil...

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