MARDAN: A lady health worker was shot dead in by a close relative over monetary dispute in Turo area of Mardan, police said.

They said that suspect Cheragh had monetary dispute with LHW Robeena, adding that he allegedly opened fire on her outside her home.

She died instantly and her body was shifted to District Headquarters Hospital Mardan. The police said that so far no one of her relatives contacted the police to register a case against the suspect. However raids were being conducted for his arrest.