MARDAN: A man allegedly killed his former wife for marrying another person in the jurisdiction of Par Hoti Police Station on Monday.

The police said that the deceased namely Nazia was on way school when her former husband allegedly opened fire on her, leaving her dead on the spot.

Nek Muhammad, father of the deceased, nominated her former husband Gul Azeem, saying that Nazia had taken divorce from him and married another person.

The deceased and alleged criminals are hailing from Bagam area of Chitral. The police said that search was on to arrest the criminals, adding that the deceased was a teacher at a private school.

Her body was handed over to her family after postmortem.