PESHAWAR: A transgender was shot and injured on Saturday within the limits of the Pishtakhara police station of the provincial capital.
Police recognized the sufferer as Deedar, resident of Bara Shakhain. The injured transgender was shifted to Khyber Educating Hospital (KTH).
Docs on the hospital stated her life is just not in peril.
“She was shot within the arm, we offered preliminary remedy within the emergency division and later shifted her to the surgical ward,” stated a senior physician on the emergency division of KTH.
A big crowd of transgenders gathered at KTH following the incident.
Deedar advised DawnNews that she was visiting the home of her alleged attacker, Shahid, for her cash which was loaned to him when she was attacked.
She added that she had lent Shahid greater than Rs100,000 two months in the past, which he had promised to return in a month.
The transgender alleged that Shahid not solely refused to return the mortgage, but in addition subjected her to torture.
“In the present day, once I reached his residence for my cash, Shahid not solely misbehaved but in addition dragged me out and shot at me,” stated Deedar.
The president of Shemale Affiliation of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Farzana, demanded safety for her group and added that they felt insecure.
After recording Deedar’s initiation assertion, police raided a home within the Pishtakhara space and arrested Shahid.
That is the sixth reported case of violence towards trans individuals in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa this yr.
Earlier this yr, transgender Alisha who was shot eight occasions allegedly by a disgruntled buyer succumbed to her wounds at Peshawar’s Woman Studying Hospital (LRH).
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