MARDAN, 09 May: After exchange of harsh words, a traffic police warden shot dead a young man over suspicion near College Chowk in Mardan here on Tuesday.The traffic warden, Saeed was deployed at College Chowk when he signaled a young man, Bilal over suspicion today morning, police said.

After stopping, the deceased exchanged harsh words with the traffic warden and tried to run away. The traffic police official opened firing on Bilal and shot him dead on the spot, police further said.

The dead body was shifted to district headquarter (DHQ) Hospital for postmortem and police has launched the investigation into the incident. According to reports, the deceased was suffering from mental disease.