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CID arrests alleged killer of US citizen in Gilgit after 16 years

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An operation conducted by the CID led to the detention of a man convicted of murdering a foreigner in Gilgit-Baltistan.

The alleged assailant Mr. Abid Hussain, son of Rehmat Khan, a resident of Haramosh, Gilgit, has been accused of attacking US citizen Mr. Edward and his wife Yasmeen in 1998, leaving the husband dead and the wife wounded.

Sixteen years after the incident, Mr. Hussain has been arrested and charged under 98/76, case number 302, at the Air Port Police Station Gilgit. During the operation, the alleged killer showed resistance, seriously injuring two CID officers. Mr. Hussain is in custody of the CID.

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