PESHAWAR: Peshawar Excessive Court docket Choose Justice Muhammad Ayub was shot and injured Thursday morning by unknown males, police stated.
In keeping with Cantt Superintendent of Police (SP) Qaseem Riaz, Justice Ayub was in his automotive when he was shot at by unknown assailants in Hayatabad’s Section V space.
Justice Ayub’s driver was additionally injured within the firing by unknown assailants on a motorbike, police stated. “The decide’s automotive was shot at from all 4 sides with a pistol and Kalashnikov,” officers added.
The injured decide, who was shifted to a hospital, is claimed to be out of hazard.
Peshawar Excessive Court docket Chief Justice Waqar Ahmed Seth stated the decide was shot in his arm and is out of hazard. “I’ve requested the police to apprehend the attackers as quickly as doable,” Justice Seth stated.
In response to the incident, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Bar Council has referred to as for a strike and demanded the culprits behind the assault be apprehended as quickly as doable.
Justice Mohammad Ayub Khan took the reins of the Peshawar Excessive Court docket in 2017. Earlier than his elevation, Justice Ayub served as decide of accountability court docket in Peshawar.
He additionally served as district and classes decide and remained posted in numerous stations. Justice Ayub additionally served as registrar of the PHC.