Lahore: Police arrest 2 criminals seeking refuge in army office
LAHORE: Police on Saturday arrested two criminals who entered the Army office on Walton Road and injured an official. The police said the criminals had initially tried to rob a rickshaw driver on Walton Road, but fled from the scene when they saw the police coming.
They entered a nearby army office and took an official, Safdar Ali, hostage at gunpoint, the police added. The police said they had followed the criminals and arrested them after a short encounter. Meanwhile, the criminal shot the army official and injured him, the police added. The injured was taken to hospital. Assistant Sub-Inspector Tanveer Alam said the criminals were identified as Saleem and Sajjid, who had confessed more then 10 crimes. The police have started raiding various city localities on the tip-off of the criminals.