KOHAT: A drug addict Afghan killed his wife before shooting himself dead in the Shinwari Camp No 2 here on Friday. The couple left behind four children.
The Junglekhel police station officials said they reached the spot soon after the incident and found Abdullah Khan and his wife lying in a pool of blood.
The bodies were shifted to the KDA Teaching Hospital for postmortem.
Later, they were handed over to relatives.
Malik Mujahid Shinwari, a brother of the deceased, told reporters that the camp was infestedwithice drug addicts.
He said peddlers brought ice from Peshawar`s Karkhano market and sold it openly in the camp. He said dealers brought small packets of Rs100 to Rs 200 of adulterated and very low-quality ice drug. They sold it to the young and old alike, he added.
The police registered a case of suicide and murder.
P R O T E S T THREATENED: District development advisory committee chairman MPA Ziaullah Bangash and elders on Friday threatened that the people would storm both the grid stations in Kohat if excessive electricity loadshedding did not end forthwith.
Speaking at a press conference, Mr Bangash accompanied by Pakistan Tehreek-i-Inaaf activists and local elders said he had asked the deputy commissioner to fix the problem after meeting the officials of the Peshawar Electric Supply Company.