Rawalpindi: Bandits martyr police officer
RAWALPINDI: The Dawn News reported on Wednesday that a police officer was gunned down by a gang of robbers in Naseerabad area in the early hours of Tuesday, police said. One Hayat Wali reached the Naseerababd police post at around 2.30am and complained that he had been robbed of Rs20,000 and two cellphones by two gunmen. Sub-Inspector Mohammad Yousuf Butt along with his subordinates and the Tiger Squad personnel rushed to the crime scene to trace the culprits. Police said on seeing the police van, the robbers opened fire on Butt. The injured was shifted to the District Headquarters Hospital where he was pronounced dead. The police have launched a desperate hunt for the gunmen.