PESHAWAR    -   A member of the local peace com­mittee was shot dead by unknown attackers in Swat’s Charbagh Dkor­ak area on Wednesday night.

The police said the deceased per­son was identified as Muhammad Shirin Sakin Dikorak and his bul­let-riddled body was recovered from the nearby area.

After the incident, the police team reached the spot and cordoned off the area to arrest the accused who managed to escape.

Meanwhile, citizens and vari­ous civil societies staged a protest in Mangawara against the recent wave of violence in Swat. Eight people including members of the Aman Committee were killed on Tuesday when a remote-controlled bomb struck their vehicle in the Ghlo Kandaw area of Kabal Teh­sil. Police said that no arrests have been made so far