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Sayed Akbar Khan Babrakzai (died 16 October 1951) was, according to the government sources, an ultra-Pashtun nationalist, a hit-man who assassinated the 1st Prime Minister of Pakistan, Liaqat Ali Khan, in Rawalpindi Punjab Province, on October 16, 1951.
On October 16, 1951, during a public meeting, Sayed Akbar Khan shot Liaqat twice in a park in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. The assassin was fatally shot by police officers seconds later. Liaqat was rushed to a hospital where he died. Biographical details of Sayed Akbar and the reasons why he killed Liaquat Ali Khan are not widely known. It is stated in the official file on Liaquat Ali Khan that Akbar was an "Afghan national and a professional assassin."