An anti-terrorism court (ATC) judge, Aftab Afridi along with his wife and children were killed after unknown men opened fire on his vehicle in Swabi here on Sunday.
According to the details, the judge’s vehicle was attacked by target killers near Ambar interchange in Swabi.
“Two security guards in the judge’s convoy also sustained wounds in the attack,” police said.
However, the dead bodies and other wounded were taken to a nearby hospital for medical aid and legal formalities.
The security forces and police cordoned off the area and started began investigating from the scene for criminological inquiry.
Moreover, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Chief Minister Mahmood Khan rebuked the target killing and expressed deep sorrow over the unfortunate incident.
“Targeting women and children is a coward attempt,” he said.
The chief minister commanded the police to promptly arrest the culprits behind the attack.