ANP leader Mian Iftikhar Hussain arrested in murder case

09:09 AM | 31 May, 2015
ANP leader Mian Iftikhar Hussain arrested in murder case
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NOWSHERA (Web Desk) - Police on Sunday arrested ANP leader Mian Iftikhar Hussain in a allegedly murder case of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf worker, local media reported.

A PTI man, Khan Sher lodged an FIR of murder and attempted murder against the Awami National Party's leader. According to Sher Khan, the ANP leader ordered his guards to open fire at a PTI rally when it was passing near his residence.

Following the FIR was lodged at Pabbi police station, police raided Mian Iftikhar's residence and arrested him. Currently, the ANP leader is at Pabbi police station. Receiving the report of his arrest, ANP workers and leaders reached the police station in large number.

According to earlier police report, the PTI activists overnight burst into merrymaking in Nowshera’s Pabbi Bazaar to celebrate their party's win in the local bodies elections in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

According to earlier reports, party workers resorted to aerial firing to mark the festive occasion of party's victory in local bodies elections. One stray bullet hit an activist, who was immediately transported to hospital. However, he was pronounced dead at the hospital.

The deceased has been identified as a teenage Habibullah.

Moreover, police have taken 10 workers of ANP into custody and began their investigation into the shooting incident.