Independent candidate Chaudhry Adnan shot dead in Rawalpindi
RAWALPINDI: (Suno News) Chaudhry Adnan, who contested the 2024 election as an independent candidate from NA-57 and PP-19 constituencies, was killed in firing by unidentified suspects near Jhanda Chichi, Rawalpindi.
According to rescue sources, he was taken to Benazir Bhutto Hospital after being shot at, but he could not survive and succumbed to his injuries.
Chaudhry Adnan was elected as MPA on the PTI ticket in 2018. However, after the May 9 violence, he contested the 2024 election as an independent candidate and was defeated.
The police took notice of the incident and set up pickets at the exit and entry points of the city for the arrest of the accused.