Killed for Not Praying

PESHAWAR: Activists of the Lashkar-e-Islam (LI) killed a man in Sarband Police Station jurisdiction on Saturday, police said. Sources within the police told Daily Times that Mukarram, son of Asadullah, was chastised by LI men for not offering Asr prayers and standing outside a mosque. When Mukarram told the men that it was his personal matter, the LI men shot him dead. Locals blocked the Bara Road after the incident. However, no first information report (FIR) was registered by the time this report was filed. LI men previously attacked a shrine in Shaikhan village on March 3 and killed at least 12 people in the limits of Badbher Police Station. LI chief Mengal Bagh and 500 other people were charged for the attack on the shrine and killing of villagers. manzoor ali shah