BrahMos WORLD INDIA MADHYA PRADESH BHOPAL WTN SPECIAL GOSSIP CORNER RELIGION SPORTS BUSINESS FUN FACTS ENTERTAINMENT LIFESTYLE TRAVEL ART & LITERATURE SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY HEALTH EDUCATION DIASPORA OPINION & INTERVIEW RECIPES DRINKS BIG MEMSAAB 2017 BUDGET 2017 FUNNY VIDEOS VIRAL ON WEB PICTURE STORIES Mahakal Ke Darshan
WTN HINDI ABOUT US PRIVACY POLICY SITEMAP CONTACT US
N
W
T
logo
Breaking News

Pakistan Sikh activist s murderer arrested

Thursday - June 14, 2018 7:18 pm , Category : WORLD
Peshawar June 14 (IANS) The alleged murderer of Sikh rights activist and inter-faith harmony advocate Charanjit Singh was arrested by Peshawar regions Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) on Thursday.
Singh was shot dead in Peshawar on May 29 by bike-borne assailants while he was on his way home from his shop. He had shifted to the city with his family nearly 20 years ago and was a highly respected figure in the region. He was known for promoting religious harmony and discouraging violence.
According to a statement by the CTD an operation was conducted in the Ghalla Mandi area of Peshawar and the alleged target killer identified as Sheheryar Sultan was arrested the Express Tribune reported.
An investigation officer told the daily that the activist "was killed for failing to pay extortion".
"The suspect is part of a criminal group involved in extortion " the officer said adding that they also found evidence of Singh previously paying extortion money.
The CTD said that the accused also named some accomplices during the investigation for whose arrest a separate team was formed Dawn online reported.

--IANS soni/bg

RELATED NEWS