Sardar Muhammad Khondai:
CHAMAN: An enraged father opened fire and killed a prayer leader for slapping his son in Balochistan’s district Killa Abdullah. The prayer leader identified as Maulavi Niamatullah had slapped the minor boy for not remembering the lesson, a senior administration officer Abdul Razzaq said.
The incident happened in the Killi Penakai area of district Killa Abdullah near the Pak-Afghan border.
The minor boy returned home while weeping. The enraged father and grandfather went to the Masjid and killed the prayer leader on the spot. Mr. Razzaq informed that the grandfather Torak Khan and the father Khalil Khan had murdered the prayer leader. “The prayer leader received three bullets”, he mentioned.
“The prayer leader had slapped the minor boy for not remembering the lesson”
Both the accused Torak Khan and Khalil Khan fled from the spot. Levies reached the spot as an investigation into the incident went underway. A case was also registered against both the accused in connection with the murder of the prayer leader.
The prayer leader’s dead body was shifted to district headquarters hospital Chaman. The victim belonged to the Zhob district of Balochistan. The family members of the prayer leader reached Chaman and levies registered a case against both the accused on their application.
The dead body of the prayer leader was then shifted to Zhob for burial. The prayer leader was teaching religious education to the children for last more than a decade.