CHARSADDA: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police have brought the Prime accused in the triple murder case to Pakistan after he was held in Kuala Lampur by the International Police (Interpol) on August 2, said the Regional Police Officer (RPO) Mohammad Ali Gandapor to media on Saturday.
The accused, Nadir Khan, is wanted in triple murder of three bothers – Sajjad, Kashif and Bashir – who were gunned down in Umarzai, Charsadda on May 25 over a land dispute.
Gandapor bestowed thanks to Federal Investigative Agency, Minister of Interior, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and Pakistani Embassy for their support in making the arrest possible. The RPO said that police is serving the public interest in true sense. He added that all the rumours and accusations on police in relation to this case perished with this arrest.
Salih Mohammad, the victim’s family member appreciated police efforts and said that they expect justice must prevail from the honourable court.
According to Superintendent of Police (SP) Investigation Nazir Khan, Special Anti-Terrorist Court (ATC) judge Asim Imam issued ten days physical remand of Nadir Khan to police. The court directed the Police department to re-produce the accused Nadir Khan before the court on August 27.
On May 25, 2019, three brothers were killed over a land dispute at Hujra of accused Nadir Khan, who is a local landlord, in Ali Jan Kalay of Charsada. Besides Nadir Khan, mother of the slain brothers, Najmul Huda, in her FIR had also nominated Pir Mohammad and Nasir Jamal, who are already under the police custody
The RPO Mardan also announced cash prizes and appreciation certificates for police officers and officials for their performance.