Arbab Ghulam Muhammad Kasi, a senior leader of the Awami National Party (ANP), was found dead on Tuesday in the Kuchlak area of Balochistan.

The SHO of the new Kuchlak police station has said that the body of the senior leader was found in the village of Sheikh Jamal Atuzai in the Kuchlak area. Official authorities have taken custody of the body.

According to the initial report, a gunshot wound on the right temple is visible, while a bullet casing was also found at the crime scene.

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Police and other official authorities are still investigating whether the incident was murder or suicide.

The body of the ANP leader has been transferred to Quetta Civil Hospital for a post-mortem.