Dr. Sardar Sooran Singh, Pakistani Sikh minority leader killed in attack


PESHAWAR: A prominent Pakistani Sikh doctor and politician was shot dead by unidentified gunmen here today.

Sardar Sooran Singh, who was also the Special Assistant to Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Minority Affairs, was assassinated in Pir Baba area of Buner District of the province, police said.

The car of Mr Singh was ambushed by unknown assailants on main road near a shrine.

The body of the special assistant has been shifted to the district headquarters hospital for postmortem, police said. The Deputy Commissioner, ADC Buner and police officials rushed to the site.

Mr Singh was a doctor, TV anchor, politician and Minister of Minorities of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Before joining Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) in 2011 he was a member of Jamaat-e-Islami Pakistan for nine years. Singh was PTI Member of the Provincial Assembly (MPA) elected from District Buner.

He was also member of Tehsil council, Pakistan Sikh Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee and Evacuee Trust Property Board.

Mr Singh also hosted programme ‘Za Hum Pakistani Yam’ for three and a half years with Khyber News.


Follow us on Social…

Subscribe to Latest News via Email

Enter your email address to subscribe and receive notifications of new news by email.

Join 10,018 other subscribers

Read previous post:
Tarik Hassane and Suhaib Majeed jailed for IS-inspired terror plot targeting police and soldiers in UK

Mass shooting in Ohio; multiple people are dead

$5 Million Reward For Al Qaeda Terrorist It Released From Guantanamo by U.S.