Sikh activist Sardar Charanjeet Singh gunned down in Peshawar

06:59 PM | 29 May, 2018
Sikh activist Sardar Charanjeet Singh gunned down in Peshawar
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PESHAWAR - A firing incident killed on Tuesday, a Sikh social activist in the capital city of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Peshawar.

The victim identified as Sardar Charanjeet Singh was attacked near Scheme Chowk, Budhbir area.

According to the police officials, a minority leader and social activist Charanjeet Singh were sitting in his shop when unidentified gunmen opened fire on him and escaped.

He succumbed to his wounds and died on the spot, they added.

Officials said they had launched murder investigations after lodging a case at Inqalab Police Station.

Earlier, two Sikhs traders were gunned down in separate incidents of violence in Peshawar in 2014.