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Nine persons arrested for murder of anti-terrorism court judge in northwest Pakistan

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The FIR, registered by the slain decide’s son Majid Afridi, named 10 suspects together with the Supreme Courtroom Bar Affiliation President and his son.

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9 suspects have been arrested on Monday in reference to the homicide of an anti-terrorism courtroom decide and his relations in northwest Pakistan, police mentioned.

Anti-terrorism courtroom decide Aftab Afridi and three members of his household, together with spouse, daughter-in-law and a two-year-old grandson, have been shot useless after unidentified gunmen attacked their car whereas they have been travelling from the Swat Valley to Islamabad on Sunday.

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Two safety guards who have been a part of the decide’s convoy have been additionally injured within the shootout.

The FIR, registered by the slain decide’s son Majid Afridi, named 10 suspects together with Supreme Courtroom Bar Affiliation (SCBA) President Abdul Latif Afridi and his son Danish Afridi.

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Police arrested Danish from Khyber district together with three others, together with a lawyer. Danish additionally served as a decide and these days he’s related to the authorized fraternity.

A joint operation group carried out an operation in Peshawar and Khyber and apprehended 5 suspects and impounded two autos, District Police Officer (DPO) Swabi Muhammad Shuaib informed the media on Monday.

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Mr. Shuaib mentioned Majid Afridi will establish the accused throughout identification parade after which investigation course of will start.

In a press release, President SCBA Latif Afridi condemned the assassination of the decide and his household. He additionally disowned any form of reference to the murders.

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He mentioned he was prepared for all form of police inquiry within the assault on decide’s household. “I’ve no connection in anyway with the killings. The Afridi tribe by no means assaults girls and youngsters from the enemy household,” he added.

No group has thus far claimed duty for the assault.

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The assault was condemned by Prime Minister Imran Khan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province Governor Shah Farman, Chief Minister KPK Mehmud Khan and Nationwide Meeting Speaker Asad Qaisar.

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