Pakistani Anti-Terrorism Court judge and 3 members of his household were shot dead by unknown shooters on Sunday.
Pakistani Anti-Terrorism Court judge and 3 members of his household were shot dead. (Image for representation: Reuters)
An anti-terrorism court judge and 3 members of his household, consisting of partner and a two-year-old grand son, were shot dead after unknown shooters assaulted their lorry while they were taking a trip from the Swat Valley in northwest Pakistan to Islamabad, cops stated.
Two security personnel who belonged to the judge’s convoy were likewise hurt in the shootout.
The lorry of ATC Judge Aftab Afridi, who was published in Swat district, was obstructed by the shooters near Swabi Interchange on Peshawar-Islamabad freeway in Swabi district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.
The shooters sprayed the judge’s lorry with bullets, eliminating him, his partner, daughter-in-law and a two-year-old grand son. The shooters got away the scene after the attack.
No group has actually up until now declared duty for the attack.
The attack was condemned by Prime Minister Imran Khan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province Governor Shah Farman, Chief Minister KPK Mehmud Khan and National Assembly Speaker Asad Qaisar.
Imran Khan stated that the “perpetrators of this gruesome act will be apprehended and dealt with full severity of the law”.