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Police arrest two accused of honour killing in Kohat

F.P. Report

KOHAT: The Police on Tuesday arrested two accused involved in honour killing of a girl in Jawaki, a former tribal area of Kohat. The Police said that 20-year old Aleema was killed inside her house on August 20 because she wanted to marry of her choice.

Superintendent Police (SP) Operations Tahir Iqbal said it was incident of honour killing reported in Jawaki after merger of tribal areas in Kohat. He said during investigation, the police found the real motives of the incident, which proved to be an honor killing and registered FIR under section 302.

Later, the victim’s father recorded a statement before investigation team in which he alleged that victim’s uncle Shafi-ur-Rehman and cousin Abdul Qayyum killed his daughter Aleema. The SP Operations said that this was the first FIR of honor killing in the tribal area in which both accused were arrested after identification of the victim’s father. After completion of investigation, the police produced them before the local court which sent both accused to the jail on judicial remand.

DIG orderes foolproof security for Polio workers: DIG Kohat Region Tayab Hafeez Cheema during his inspection visit of Kohat on Tuesday directed the police officials to ensure provision of foolproof security to Polio teams now active in Kohat district.

DIG during different areas and inspected security arrangements for Polio workers and has delivered Polio drops and juice to young children. DPO Kohat Javed Iqbal has briefed the DIG regarding security arrangements and he has asked Polio workers about it as well, the workers have termed security arrangements as satisfactory in the district.

DIG at this occasion said that delivery of Polio drops to below five years of age children is a mission of national importance and foolproof security measures have been taken for the protection of teams of Polio workers.

Earlier, Kohat police has arrested a proclaimed offender Muhammad Yaseen resident of Orakaz district at large from last 21 years and wanted in murder case. He is arrested on a intelligence based information wherein SHO Islam ud Din and his team of Riaz Shaheed Police Station of Kohat during a raid arrested proclaimed offender and handed over to police investigation team for more interrogation.

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