PESHAWAR - Renowned Dancer Spogmai escaped an assassination bid but her mother was killed in the firing of unidentified armed men in Hashtnagri area on Monday.

Police sources said that Spogmai and her mother Hussan Pari wife of Akbar and her  sister-in-law were on way to a function in Peshawar, when armed persons attacked their vehicle near Dubai Shoes in Hashnagri area.

As a result, the police said Hussan Pari was killed and sister-in-law of the dancer sustained critical injuries. "Luckily Spogmai survived in the attack," he added. The criminals after committing the crime managed their escape successfully.


Deputy Commissioner Peshawar under section 144 CrPC has ordered to ban pigeon and kite flying in the areas of Abdara Road Pawakka village and Tehkal area.

Anyone found violating this order would be proceeded against under section 188 PPC. This order shall come into force forthwith and shall remain enforce for 60 days from the date of its issue, unless modified or withdrawn.