MARDAN - Two people were killed over an old enmity in the limits of Sheikh Maltoon Town (SMT) police station, police source said on Tuesday.

Shahad Ali Khan, son of Mir Ahmad Khan, resident of Muhabat Abad, reported to the police that late Monday night accused Nazir Khan, Arshid Ali, sons of Sher Afzal, entered his house and allegedly started firing and killed his brother Sher Bahadur and nephew Raz Ali Khan and escaped from the spot. He also said that both the sides had an old enmity for the last few years.

9-kg hashish recovered from car; accused flees

The Mardan police foiled a bid to smuggle hashish and arrested 9-kg hashish from a motorcar in Tehsil Takhatbhai, police official said on Tuesday.

Briefing the media,  DIG  Mardan, Abdullah Khan, said that on getting information late Monday night the police erected a barricade at the Mardan-Malakand road near Takkar chowk. During the checking, they signaled a car (6565/ LEH) to stop. 

However, its driver accelerated its speed. On this, the police chased him. At a point, the accused abandoned the car and fled.

He further said that during the search, 9 kilograms of hashish was recovered from the car. He said that the police have registered a case started investigation.