NOWSHERA - Unknown armed persons gunned down a woman councillor of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) inside her house in jurisdiction of Akora Khattak police station district Nowshera on Friday midnight.

The police said that unidentified gunmen barged into the house of 30-year-old Zainab Bibi and shot her dead in village Khawari area. A case was lodged in the local police stations against unknown attackers by the brother of deceased. Police said that the factors of honour could not be overlooked in the case and it is further investigated to reach the conclusion.

Meanwhile, the Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak expressed grief and sorrow over the murder of Zainab Bibi and sought report from District Police Officer, Wahid Mehmud about incident.