A stage performer identified as Sumbul Khan was shot dead for resisting an abduction bid in Mardan on Saturday.
Police said that the actress was fatally shot by three armed men who had broken into her house in Sheikh Maltoon Town and demanded that she accompany them to perform at a private event. Upon resisting, the men opened fire on her resulting in her death, police said.
According to police, the three men have already been identified and police personnel are actively searching for them at the moment. One of the accused identified as Naeem Khattak, who is a former police constable, has been arrested while the search for the rest of his accomplices is ongoing.
This is a developing story and will be updated as further information is received…