Lahore: Crook breaks out of lockup
LAHORE: The ringleader of a car-lifting gang broke out of Sabzazar police lockup on Thursday, a police official told Daily Times. The official said that Shahbaz Khan alias Kala was stated to be the ringleader of a car-lifting gang, and was arrested during a shootout with a police party three days ago. He said that an assistant sub-inspector also got injured during the shootout, and was currently admitted in the Lahore General Hospital.
He said that the police had been interrogating the arrested for the last three days, but he broke out of the lockup on Thursday. He said that a case had been registered against three on-duty policemen including muharrar Muhammad Ashraf and constables Shahbaz Ahmad and Jamil for letting the criminal escape. He said that the policemen had been locked up in the same police station.