Ex-PTI MPA gunned down in Rawalpindi: police – Pakistan


Former PTI MPA Chaudhry Muhammad Adnan was gunned down by unidentified assailants in Rawalpindi, in response to the police.

Adnan had contested the overall elections from Rawalpindi’s NA-57 and PP-19 constituencies.

An announcement from the Rawalpindi police spokesperson stated the incident occurred in the Civil Lines space in entrance of the town police officer’s (CPO) workplace.

The police spokesperson stated Rawalpindi CPO Syed Khalid Hamdani has directed the Potohar superintendent of police to arrest the culprits concerned in the incident instantly.

The assertion stated senior police officers reached the crime scene upon being knowledgeable of the incident, including that proof was additionally being collected and groups had been fashioned to nab the suspects.

“According to the preliminary investigation, the incident appears to be an indication of non-public enmity,” the assertion stated.

“Investigations are underway from all angles,” it added, saying that the culprits could be arrested and introduced in court docket.

As per the Punjab Assembly’s web site, Adnan was the son of Chaudhary Muhammad Jan and born on February 15, 1976 in Rawalpindi.

He graduated from Punjab University and was elected as an MPA in 2018, serving because the parliamentary secretary for social welfare.

Adnan additionally served as parliamentary secretary for income throughout 2018-2020.

Two PTI employees had been killed and 12 others injured when the police opened fireplace throughout a protest demonstration held in Shangla’s district headquarters, Alpuri, final week in opposition to alleged manipulation of the ballot outcomes.

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