Kidnapper Killed In ‘Encounter’
THE CIA Nawankot Police have killed an accused in a staged encounter in Sabzazar police limits on Friday early.
The deceased was identified as Asif who had killed a boy after kidnapping for ransom in the Hunjerwal police limits few days back. The accused had killed a 10-year-old Arsalan son of a Deputy Director Education Department for ransom of Rs five millions. The accused was arrested through a data of cell phone calls when he was escaping from the city.
A handout was also issued from the office of CCPO about the arrest of accused. Sources in Lahore Police said that on Friday early, CIA Nawankot police took him to Sabzazar police limits and killed him by staging an ‘encounter’. However, no action was taken against the police officials if the accused had managed to escape from the police custody. The DSP Sabzazar was of the view that the accused, killed in the encounter, had killed one Arsalan, 10, for ransom. However, Inspector Bashir Niazi of CIA Nawankot claimed that the deceased was not identified yet.
Two killed on road: A 25-year-old bike rider was crushed to death by a speeding bus while one other sustained injuries in the jurisdiction of Samanabad police on Friday.
The deceased was identified as Wajahat, a resident of Iqbal Town. Police said the victim along with his friend was on his way back home on a motorbike when a speeding bus number (FDJ-1990) hit the bike. As a result, both sustained severe injuries and they were rushed to a nearby hospital where Wajahat succumbed to injuries while the condition of the other was out of danger.
Police took the bus into custody while the driver could not be arrested so far. The body was handed over to the heirs after the completion of legal procedure. Meanwhile in another accident, a 20-year-old boy was killed by a speeding car in Lytton Road area.
The deceased was identified as Chand, a resident of Raiwind. Police said the victim was crossing the main road when a speeding car hit him as result of which he received severe injuries and died on the spot. However, the car driver managed to escape from the crime scene.
Man electrocuted: A 34-year-old man was killed by an electric shock in the jurisdiction of the Faisal Town Police on Friday.
The deceased was identified as Ahmed, an electrician by profession. Police said the victim was working in a building near Akbar Chowk when he accidentally touched a faulty wire. As a result, he received a severe electric shock.