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Accused of desecrating Capt Sher Khan Shaheed monument held

MARDAN: The district police on Thursday (18 May, 2023) identified and arrested the person who allegedly desecrated the monument of Capt Sher Khan (Shaheed) on 9th May during the protest.

The accused had been identified as Rehmatullah a resident of village Haider Khan, district Mardan.

The accused uprooted the statue of Sher Khan Shaheed and later broke it by smashing it on the road.

In his initial statement, the accused confessed that he had mistakenly desecrated the statue of Sher Khan Shaheed.


M M Alam

M. M. Alam is a Pakistan-based working journalist since 1981. Karachi University faculty gold medalist Alam began his career four decades ago by writing for Dawn, Pakistan’s highest circulating English daily. He has worked for region’s leading publications, global aviation periodicals including Rotors (of USA) and vetted New York Times as permanent employee of daily Express Tribune. Alam regularly covers international aviation and defense-related events including Salon Du Bourget (France), Farnborough (United Kingdom), Dubai (UAE). Alam has reported thousands of events and interviewed hundreds of people in Pakistan, UAE, EU, UK and USA. Being Francophone Alam also coordinates with a number of French publications.