HARIPUR (Online) – A local leader and district council member of the ruling party, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz, was shot dead in the premises of a local court on Saturday.
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Javed Khan was present in the court when an armed assailant opened fire on him and fatally injured him. He breathed his last while being taken to a hospital.
The police apprehend the attacker after chasing him, and also recovered a weapon from his possession.
The murder seems to be the result of an old enmity, the police said, adding that they were investigating the incident.
During a press conference in Abbottabad last week, Khan had told the media about the threats to his life.