Mashal Khan Biography and Incident Share by Dawn News Anchor Mardan District Police Officer Dr. Mian Saeed told Geo News on Friday the cases were registered under clauses 427, 297, 302 and 148 of the Pakistan Penal Code and section 7 of the Anti-Terrorism Act.
He said that 20 suspects, who were identified from videos of the gruesome incident, have been nominated in the cases registered at the Sheikh Maltoon police station.
The suspects included a councilor and four university employees besides students.
Police have formed three teams to arrest the remaining suspects, the DPO said.
The official added that 59 people have been detained over the incident and are being interrogated.
Meanwhile, the funeral prayers for the slain student, identified as Mohammad Mashal Khan, were offered at Zaida village in Swabi district on Friday morning.