Ex-FC official dies in police shootout
PESHAWAR—A retired Frontier Corps official was killed during a shootout with police in a local hotel here on Tuesday. The man who was killed in mysterious circumstances at Bangash Hotel in Dabgari area had stayed in one of the hotel rooms Monday night.
“The person had identified himself as Yahya, a resident of Wazirsistan, at the time of taking room in the hotel and stayed in room 24,” the police officer said. “The next morning when hotel staff knocked at the door, he fired from inside.”
The firing prompted the hotel management to call for additional police force which used tear gas to tackle the suspect, however, when the firing stopped the man was found dead in the room, the senior police official maintained.