PESHAWAR: A professor was shot dead here on Monday by unidentified armed men when he was returning home from the institute.
An official said that Professor Naeemuddin of the Government Superior Science College was on his way back from the college when armed men opened fire on him on the Dora Road.
The professor was immediately taken to a hospital for emergency assistance but he succumbed to injuries. The official further said the case was being investigated, however, the family has charged two persons in the first information report (FIR).
The deceased was said to be the brother of human rights activist Shahab Khattak Advocate.
Condemning the murder in broad daylight, the social media users demanded an early arrest of murderers.
The reports said the family had no enmity.
An official said that the family of the deceased has named two persons, including Professor Saad Farooq and Mubashir, in the FIR.