Missing youth found dead – 26 Mar 2023

Victim received a single bullet in his face which proved fatal

A 24-year-old youth who reportedly went missing on Tuesday from Attock has been found near a government technical college on Fateh Jang Road.

According to sources, the victim received a single bullet in his face which proved fatal. They said the deceased has been identified as Hamza Ali Awan, son of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf local leader Noor Muhammad Awan. The victim’s father is said to be a close aide of PTI National Assembly Member (MNA) Major (retd) Tahir Sadiq.

According to the FIR, the victim borrowed a motorcycle from his father on March 21 to meet his friends and was supposed to return home on time. However, when he didn’t show up and his cell phone went off, his relative became worried and lodged a complaint with the police claiming that he has been abducted.

Upon this, the police registered a case and started an investigation.

Sources said the same FIR of abduction was converted into an FIR of murder when his body was recovered.

On the other hand, Attock City Model Police Station had registered an FIR under section 365 of the Pakistan Penal Code.

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