Nephew shoots 5 family members dead over property issue

By: News Desk      Published: 11:45 AM, 22 Feb, 2021
Nephew shoots 5 family members dead over property issue

A man shot dead his five family members including three women on a three-marla property issue in the Landi Akhwan Abad area of Peshawar, reported 24NewsHD TV channel on Monday.

The accused is the nephew of the head of the family that was attacked. He sneaked into the house at the dead of the night and murdered his family members with a gun and managed to flee the crime scene.

Police have shifted the dead bodies to the morgue. Police have launched further investigations.

Earlier, KP Inspector-General of Police Sanaullah Abbasi approved a revised crime and investigation data collection tool prepared by the office of Additional IG Investigation for improving the quality of investigations.

He gave the nod while chairing a meeting of all Regional Police Officers (RPOs) and SP Investigations of the districts which reviewed the performance of the Police Department in investigations.

Reportedly, these measures are expected to help police in better data analysis, evidence-based decision making, performance management and accountability.

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