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Eight more suspects involved in Mashal Khan’s murder arrested

Eight more suspects involved in Mashal Khan’s murder arrested
April 21, 2017

PESHAWAR, 21 April: Eight more suspects involved in the murder of Abdul Wali Khan University, Mardan student Mashal Khan have been arrested who have been handed over to police on four-day physical remand by the anti-terrorism court.

Thirty-two people have been arrested so far over their suspected link with the murder of Mashal Khan. Police said one accused, Farhan said policemen were present when Mashal Khan was being killed and their timely intervention could have saved the life of the student. He said he would have hit Mashal Khan for committing blasphemy, but he did not get a chance. However, other arrested suspects have denied involvement in the murder.

Mashal Khan was killed by an enraged mob on 13 April on charges of blasphemy.

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