islamabad - Koral police have arrested a person for his alleged involvement in assassinating his son over a minor dispute, police spokesman said yesterday.

He said that Jan Muhammad, resident of Tehsil Tul, district Hangu, was living in a rented house with his sons at Ali Pur area. He snubbed his sons Liaqat Ali on minor issue on February 29, 2016 following which local people mediated between them.

However, Jan Muhammad injured Liaqat Ali with a 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.

The police have also obtained his three-day physical remand and further investigation is underway.

Meanwhile, as many as 12 suspected people including a woman were apprehended during search operations conducted by Islamabad Capital Territory Police and Rangers in different areas here on Saturday.

According to police sources, the joint search operations were carried out by police and Rangers in Aabpara and its surrounding areas. Police said that a woman among 12 suspects was also arrested in the operation.

During operation, nine hotels and other places in the areas were also searched. Investigation from detainees was underway.