LAKKI MARWAT - A man was killed over a minor dispute in the mosque in Shabazkhel area, said police on Wednesday.

They said that the killing incident took place in the jurisdiction of Shaheed Haibat Ali Khan Police Station of Darra Pezu town.

The complainant Hazrat Umar told police in his preliminary report that after hearing firing, he rushed to the mosque situated near main adda and found his brother Umar lying in pool of blood there. He said that he witnessed two armed men escaping the crime scene.

“A minor quarrel between deceased Hazrat Umar and Samandar Khan led to the murder incident,” he maintained. He nominated Farman son of Samandar and his accomplice in the FIR for the offence. Police registered a case under section 302 (premeditated murder) and 34 (common intention) of PPC against the killers and began investigation.