Muqadar Syed Advocate

MARDAN, 27 October: A lawyer was shot dead by unknown armed men in Mardan on Thursday.

Police said Muqadar Syed Advocate was returning home from Takht Bhai Bar Association office on a motorcycle in the evening when unknown armed men sitting in a car opened fire on him. The lawyer sustained critical injuries and died on way to hospital. The family members of the slain lawyer said he had no enmity with anyone.

Police have registered a case against unknown attackers and started investigation.

Takht Bhai Bar Association President Qamar Zaman Advocate has announced three-day mourning and boycott of courts over the murder of Muqadar Advocate.