AWKUM computer operator arrested in Mashal Khan murder case


MARDAN: An employee of Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan (AWKUM) wanted who incited mob to murder Mashal Khan over unfounded blasphemy allegations has been arrested.
District Police Officer (DPO) Mardan Mian Saeed said that the employee has been identified as Bilal Baksh who is a computer operator at the varsity.
Mian Saeed said that Bilal shouted slogans calling for the murder of Mashal Khan and incited the mob, which was beginning to gather around Mashal, to carry out the horrific lynching.
On Saturday, police arrested another suspect, a student named Amir, from Tangi tehsil in Charsadda. The suspect was identified in the lynching video that surfaced soon after the horrific killing of Mashal at the hands of the violent mob.
The total number of suspects arrested in the case has risen to 35.


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