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16th Feb

Explosive Material Seized In Oghi

The police on Thursday claimed to have arrested a man and seized over 150kgs of explosive material from his jeep in Oghi. `We have seized over 150kgs of explosive material being transported through Thakot Oghi road and arrested a suspected person, a resident of Shangla district,` DPS Shimraz Khan told media persons in Oghi. He said that following a tip-off a police party, led by Oghi SHO Amir Khan, searched a jeep and found explosive material packed in bags to mislead or give an impression that flour was being transported. A bomb disposal squad was called from Mansehra to verify the quality of the seized material, which confirmed that it was an explosive material. A man who was driving the jeep was also arrested. He was identified as Ajab Khan of Shangla district and shifted to a police station in Oghi. `We have started investigation to ascertain the purpose of transporting the explosive material and more information would be shared with media on completion of the investigation,` the official said.

16th Feb

Man Kills Daughter, Her “Paramour

A tribesman killed his daughter along with her alleged paramour inside his home in Kharmato village on Rawalpindi road here on Thursday. A statement issued from the office of district police officer said that a tribesman identified as Ghazi Janan of Orakzai Agency was residing here for two decades along with other tribal families. It said that the accused (Janan) had a suspicion of his daughter having illicit relations with a young tribesman. It quoted him as saying following his arrest that he had been asking the man to leave his daughter alone, but he instead had been demanding her hand which was refused. The statement said that on Thursday afternoon when he (Janan) came back to his home from bazaar he found both his daughter and the man inside a room of the house and shot both of them dead. After knowing about the incident, the Bilitang police reached the scene and found the alleged killer standing beside the bodies. The accused was arrested and shifted to the police station. The bodies were taken to the Women and Children Hospital, Kohat, from where they were handed over to the relatives. The police registered a double murder case under Section 302 against Ghazi Janan and have started investigations. He would be produced before a judge on Friday (today) for remand.

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