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Killer of PPP leader arrested in Kurram Agency

Killer of PPP leader arrested in Kurram Agency

Slain PPP leader Hamid Turi. – A file photo

September 10, 2016

PARACHINAR, 10 September: The political administration of Kurram Agency has arrested the main suspect involved in the murder of the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) local leader Hamid Turi.

The arrested suspect has confessed to his crime and the administration has also recovered the pistol used in the crime from his possession.

Assistant Political Agent Parachinar Shahid Ali Shah told media persons on Friday that a number of suspects were arrested after the murder of Hamid Turi after checking his mobile phone record. He said Hadi Hussain was declared the main suspect after going through the phone record.

The assistant political agent said Hadi Hussain has confessed that he killed Hamid Turi and he also handed over the pistol used for the murder to the administration officials. He said a special investigation team was called from Kohat to probe the murder. He said the murderer killed the PPP leader over personal enmity.

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