Road blocked in Mansehra against murder of cleric
[Dawn] The residents of Tarangri Bala area blocked Mansehra
...a city and an eponymous district in eastern Khyber-Pakthunwa, nestled snug up against Pak Kashmir, with Kohistan and Diamir to the north and Abbottabad to the south...
-Oghi Road to all kinds of vehicular traffic here on Sunday to protest the killing of a prayer leader.
Maulvi Noor Hayat, the prayer leader, was rubbed out by unidentified persons in the small hours of Sunday. Family sources said that Maulvi Hayat went out of home for some work and did not return.
Sources said that unidentified persons sprayed the holy man with bullets and managed to escape.
Following the incident, the angry relatives of the holy man and local people held a rally and blocked Mansehra-Oghi Road for one hour. The protesters were demanding immediate arrest of the killers. They reopened the road to traffic after police high-ups assured them that the killers would be taken to task soon.
The body of Maulvi Hayat, said to be a close friend of MPA Mufti Kifayatullah, was sent to his native village in Allai area of Battagram district for burial after carrying out his postmortem at King Abdullah Teaching Hospital.
Posted by: Fred