School teacher gunned down


A 45-year-old teacher was gunned down on Wednesday. According to the police, a Bharakau Daruloom Ashrafia teacher, Maulana Muhammad Riaz, was killed by unidentified people in Bharakau. Riaz was on his way to his friend’s house where he had been invited to discuss some issues.
Police said unidentified people opened fire on Riaz with 30-bore pistols. He was shot twice before he was rushed to the Poly Clinic where he was pronounced dead. The police shifted the body to PIMS for an autopsy. Talking with Pakistan Today, a senior police officer said it was too early to say whether it was an act of sectarian killing or a result of personal enmity.