MARDAN – Three persons including an 18-year-old girl were killed in separate incidents in the district during the last two days, police sources said on Tuesday.

They said in the first incident, which occurred in the limits of Katlang Police Station, where Juma Dowst Khan, son of Bacha Khan, resident of Habib Rasool Killay Shero reported to police that his cousin Shoakat, son of Zyarat Gul, entered his house and started firing over a land dispute last night. He said as a result his 18-year-old daughter Farhanda died on the spot.

In second incident, which also occurred in the limits of the same police station, Sher Bahadur and Nisar, sons of Sher Mohammad, residents of Shero, now Qandaro Killay, Mohmand Agency, allegedly started firing and killed Fayaz, son of Ameer Mohammad. The motive behind the killing was said to be a dispute among women.

Police registered a case against the accused on the complaint of the killed person’s uncle Mohammad Ayaz.

In the third incident, which occurred in the limits of Takhatbhai police station where Irfanullah son of Sahib Gul resident of Habib Gul Ganji reported to police that his son Juneed was working as a servant with Nisar son of Momen Khan from the last few days. He told to police that Nisar has doubt that his son has stolen 60,000 rupees from him. He said that last night accused Nisar his brother Waqar and his father Momen Khan, son of Rekhan Gul, allegedly torture his son in his guest room. As a result he died.

He told to police that there are signs of torture on the body of his son. Police registered case against the accused and started investigations.