Five suspects arrested for killing ATC judge, family

11:52 AM | 5 Apr, 2021
Five suspects arrested for killing ATC judge, family
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PESHAWAR – Swabi police arrested five suspects in anti-terrorism court (ATC) judge Aftab Afridi assassination as raids were conducted in parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Police have lodged a first information report (FIR) of the murder of a Swat Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) judge with his three family members at the Swabi Interchange on Islamabad-Peshwar Motorway. The FIR was registered on a complaint of the ATC judge’s son, Majid Afridi, at Chota Lahore police station.

Supreme Court Bar Association President Latif Afridi, Jamil, Danish Afridi, Jamal Afridi, and Abid Muhammad Shafiq are among those named accused in the murder case. 

The DPO said two vehicles mentioned in the FIR were also recovered while the son of the slain judge will have a look at the arrested suspects during an identification parade.

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Prime Minister Imran Khan also condemned the gruesome murder of ATC judge and vowed to arrest the suspects behind the act.

The incident occurred on Sunday when the ATC judge along with his wife and children was gunned down after unidentified men opened fire on his vehicle near Swabi district of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The vehicle of the ATC judge was targeted by unidentified men near Ambar interchange, which led to the death of the judge, his wife, and two children.