DI KHAN: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) candidate Sardar Ikramullah Gandapur was laid to rest in his hometown Kulachi in Dera Ismail Khan on Monday, after embracing martyrdom in an suicide attack targeted at his vehicle.
Gandapur, a former agriculture minister in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, was said to be leaving his home for an election meeting when his jeep was targeted. He was rushed to Combined Military Hospital for treatment purposes where he succumbed to his wounds on Sunday.
His funeral prayers were offered at College Ground, Kulachi earlier today.
The DP informed “Ikramullah’s guard and driver have also been injured in the attack, among them his guard “Dil Nawaz” also took his last breath at District Headquarters Hospital today.
Erstwhile Agriculture Minister in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa was contesting the July 25 polls rom PK-99 (DI Khan-V) constituency.
A case against “unknown persons” has been registered by the police.
It is pertinent to mention here that Ikramullah’s brother, Israrullah Gandapur, was slain in a suicide bombing in 2013 in Kulachi.