Rescue officials remarks that Khan was attacked by unidentified assailants when he was attending a funeral of his supporter, Iqbal Hussain, in Sheen Bagh, Attock.
District Emergency Officer while commenting on the matter said “We were near DHQ hospital Rawalpindi when Mr. Shahan breathed his last” while a close aide of ex PPP lawmaker, said the bullet injury on the head and massive bleeding from his wound led to his death.
Hakmeen khan was nominated MPA from PP-15 Attock-I in the 2008 general elections on a PPP ticket. He was still a member of the privileges committee and the standing committee on mines and minerals. His father Malik Hakmeen Khan was also a part of the PPP.
Meanwhile, PPP co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari expressed sorrow over the death of former MPA Malik Shahan Hakmeen Khan. The party leadership is upset over the martyrdom of Malik Shahan and assassins will not be pardoned at any cost, the statement added.
PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto also shared a tweet. “I am deeply saddened and shocked to hear about the murder of Shahan Hakmeen. An upright and dedicated PPP comrade, like his father, late Malik Hakmeen. Justice needs to be done”, the caption reads.