Haripur: Police have claimed that one of the two accused who allegedly shot and injured the school principal has been arrested.
Elaborating on the case, DSP Headquarters Amjad Hussain told reporters on Saturday that Basharat Khan, principal of Government Sentinel Model School for Boys No. 1, was going home with his wife and children in his car on December evening. Were 1, 2020, when two motorcyclists opened fire on his car with a pistol.
He said the principal had been hit by a single bullet while his family had not been harmed. The DSP said the injured principal had not charged anyone with attempted murder and the investigating officer had traced and arrested one Abdul Rehman. He said that during the interrogation, the accused confessed that he and his other accomplice Mazhar Ali Khan had shot and injured Basharat Khan. The common purpose of the accused was a property dispute.
Police also recovered a motorcycle used in the crime. According to the DSP, the other accused have already obtained bail before their arrest.