Transgender person killed inside house in Mansehra

Transgender person killed inside house in Mansehra

MANSEHRA: A transgender person was killed when gunmen barged into his house and opened fire in Mansehra city of Khyber Paktunkhwa, police said on Tuesday.
The police said Farhan alias Honey, a resident of Abbottabad, was staying at a rented house in Nari Muhalla of Mansehra city.
The police arrived on the crime scene after being informed about the incident by his neighbors.
The investigators collected bullet casings and other evidence from the scene after shifting the body to the District Hospital Mansehra for medico-legal formalities.
The police said motive behind the murder was yet to be known.
Mansehra Police said that the transgender has received five bullets and died on the spot. His dead body has been taken to King Abdullah Hospital for post mortem. Police said that case has been registered against unknown killers and further investigation is underway.
Shemale association has given a call for protest demonstration and warned that their protest will continue till the killers are arrested by the police. Pakhtunkhwa Civil Society Coordinator Taimoor Kamal, who has been working for the rights of a transgender person in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, has condemned the brutal murder. He said that the victim was first tortured and then shot killed by unknown killers.

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