Key suspect in Afzal Kohistani murder case arrested, police claim

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ABBOTTABAD: Police officials today apprehended the main suspect who was behind the brutal murder of Afzal Kohistani, who had unearthed the Kohistan video scandal to limelight.

According to provincial information minister Shaukat Yousufzai, suspect Masoom Khan was arrested from Palis tehsil, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and now the first information report (FIR) has been lodged against him.

A Kalashnikov and cartridges were recovered from Masoom Khan’s possession, the KP information minister added.

Moreover, “Raids are being conducted for the arrests of the other suspects as well,” Yousafzai said further.

It must be mentioned here that Afzal Kohistani was killed on Wednesday night at Children Hospital Road in Abbottabad’s Gami Adda area.