Accomplice in murder of medical student held in Kohat

Accomplice in murder of medical student held in Kohat

PESHAWAR: Police have on Tuesday apprehended accomplice of the prime accused in the murder of medical college student in Kohat, Mujahid Afridi’s brother Sadiqullah Afridi.

Sadiqullah Afridi is the brother of prime accused in the case Mujahid Afridi. The prime accused of the murder had fled to Saudi Arabia on Umrah visa from Benazir Bhutto International Airport. As per reports, the accused left for the airport soon after carrying out the attack.

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Inspector General of Police (IGP) said that the accused will be brought back through Interpol.

On the other hand, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor and Chief Minister Pervaiz Khattak took notice of the incident and sought report.

The slain medical college student revealed the name of her attacker moments before she succumbed to her wounds. “Mujahid Afridi, Mujahid Afridi,” Aasma was heard saying.

Earlier, the third year student of Abbottabad Medical College was heading towards her house along with her sister-in-law when accused Mujahid along with his accomplice opened firing, due to which Asma received bullet injuries.

She was rushed to hospital where she later succumbed to her wounds. Asma had come home to meet her family in Kohat during session break.

Mujahid Afridi is the nephew of PTI local district president.