Unidentified men shot down a Sikh hakeem near Charsadda Bus Stand on Thursday, Dawn reported.

The police identified the deceased as hakeem Satnam Singh who was murdered in his clinic in the limits of Faqirabad police station.

A police official told Dawn that unknown attackers opened fire on Satnam Singh and escaped the scene.


A brother of the victim told the local police that Satnam Singh had gone from his home in Mohallah Jogan Shah to his clinic where he was murdered. He said that he had no enmity with anyone.


Faqirabad SHO Ejaz Nabi said that an investigation is underway. He said it was not clear at this moment whether this was a case of targeted killing or had some other motive.

Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan strongly condemned the murder of the Sikh hakeem.

CM Khan asked the city police to immediately find and arrest the criminals. He also condoled with the victim’s family and said the killers would be behind bars soon.