Rawalpindi: PO arrested after encounter
RAWALPINDI: The Highway Police arrested a proclaimed offender from the limits of Sohawa Police Station after an exchange of fire in the wee hours of Wednesday. According to a police handout, an informant told Assistant Sub-Inspector Muhammad Iqbal that some robbers had blocked Sohawa Road with a tree trunk and were looting people.
The official constituted a team and rushed to the scene. Upon seeing the police, the robbers took positions and opened fire.
However, after one hour of cross-fire police arrested Zahid Hussain and seized a Kalashnikov and two magazines from his possession. Hussain’s two accomplices managed to escape. The Sohawa Police have registered a case and started further investigation.
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