ISLAMABAD: Islamabad Koral Police has arrested a person for alleged involvement in assassinating his son over a minor dispute, police spokesman said.

He said that Jan Muhammad resident of Tehsil Tul, District Hangu was living in a rented house with his sons at `Ali Pur’ Islamabad.  He snubbed one of his sons Liaqat Ali on minor issue on February 29, 2016 following which local people mediated between them. However, Jan Muhammad injured his son Liaqat Ali with stone in night who succumbed to his injuries in hospital.

Following directions of SP (Rural) Mustafa Tanveer, Koral police team headed by SHO Inspector Abdul Majeed and Sub-Inspector Abdul Waheed took prompt action and nabbed Jan Muhammad. Police have also obtained his three-day physical remand and further investigation is underway.

Meanwhile, Koral police nabbed a drug pusher Naeem Khan resident of Kurram Agency and recovered 1672 gram hashish from him.

SSP Islamabad Sajid Kiani has appreciated this overall performance and directed all police officials to accelerate efforts in curbing crime.