KOHAT, 25 November: Kohat police has arrested the younger brother of slain journalist Hafeez ur Rahman in the later’s murder case. District police officer Kohat Sohaib Ashraf produced the accused before media here on Wednesday.

Talking to reporters here the DPO said the accused had confessed his crime and said he killed his brother due to a land dispute.

“The accused hired two target killers from Darra Adam Khel for the murder. Search is underway for their arrest,” Ashraf informed.

He further informed that the accused had been planning to kill his brother since last six months. “He had poisoned Hafeez twice in past,” he said and added then he brokered a deal with the target killers that he would give them Rs.600,000/- for the murder.

According to our information, he had given Rs.6000/- to killers in advance, the officer concluded.


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