Pakistan

BUNER (Staff Report) – Tehsil Nazim Shangla, Alim Khan of the PML-N has pleaded guilty in the murder of Sardar Soran Singh, adviser to KP chief minister on minorities.


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Six accused including prime suspect Baldev Kumar were presented in a local court in Buner on Thursday.

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Khan and Behroz Khan confessed to the killing of Soran Singh, according to the Online news agency, while the other four accused persons pleaded not guilty.

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Sardar Soran Singh was shot dead near his house in Buner last month.

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Police had arrested six persons including the PML-N Tehsil Nazim and PTI leader Baldev Kumar.