3 more suspects held in connection with Mashal Khan lynching

Staff Report

NOWSHERA -- Police apprehended three more suspects in connection to the April lynching of a college student in Mardan, Geo News reported. The suspects included a lecturer in Islamic studies.

So far, authorities have detained 56 suspects after the beating and shooting of Mashal Khan, a student at Abdul Wali Khan University. A mob accused him of blasphemy.

The lecturer in custody teaches at a government degree college, said police.

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