SWAT: Workers and supporters of a religious party took to the streets on Saturday to protest delay in arrest of the killers of a cleric, Sheikh Abdul Hamid.
The protest was organised by the youth force of Central Jamiat Ahle Hadith, Swat chapter, with the protesters holding banners and placards and demanding immediate arrest of the killers.
They vowed to continue agitating till the culprits were arrested and brought to justice.
They demanded of Chief Minister Mahmood Khan to ensure immediate arrest of the culprits.
Sheikh Hamid and his brother, Sheikh Mohammad were critically injured when two motorcyclists opened fire on them in Qazi Kallay area in the limits of Faqirabad police station of Peshawar on the night of last Sunday. They were taken to hospital, where Sheikh Hamid succumbed to injuries.
According to a press release issued on Saturday, Chief Minister Mahmood Khan had released Rs100 million for completion of construction work on the varsity’s main campus in Charbagh, while the federal government had approved Rs20 million for its Shangla campus.
Additional Rs5 million have been approved for co-curricular activities.
He said with the completion of construction work on the main campus, the university would be able to provide quality education to students of Swat and other districts.