MARDAN - Unidentified people stabbed a Sikh community trader to death in the limits of Hoti Police Station, police sources said on Thursday.  Sources said unidentified people entered the General House (cosmetics shop) located at Sarfaraz Gunj Bazaar and stabbed Amarjeet Singh, owner of the shop, to death.

 Later on, the killers dumped his body in the inner side of the shop and escaped from the scene. Police registered a case against unknown accused on the complaint of deceased’s son Gagan Jeet and started investigation.

It is to be noted that the incidents of target killing, robberies and dacoities have gone up in the city sending a panic wave among minority community, traders, journalists and ordinary citizens.