Newly-elected Peshawar Nazim's Pocket Picked
PESHAWAR: The newly-elected district nazim of Peshawar, Mohammad Asim Khan, lost his wallet containing over Rs25,000 and identity papers soon after taking oath as head of the district council on Sunday.
A close relative of the nazim said that the incident took place soon after the oath-taking ceremony, when Asim Khan was being greeted by a large number of people present on this occasion.
He said that the nazim had Rs25,000-30,000 in cash in his wallet, which he lost to pickpocket, along with Kalashnikov licence, ATM card and identity card. However, Faqeerabad police station official said that so far no one had lodged any FIR in this regard. Faqeerabad SHO Diyar Khan, when contacted, rubbished the reports of nazim’s losing his wallet to pickpockets.
Diyar Khan said that he was present on the premises when the nazim was being greeted following the oath-taking and no incident of the sort had taken place.
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