Kasur: Suspect shot dead at army ammo depot
KASUR: An army sepoy on Wednesday shot dead a 50-year-old man who was allegedly trying to enter a Cantonment ammunition depot in the limits of B-Division police station.
According to the FIR, an unidentified `suspected militant` entered the ammunition depot, camp No 4, near Police Line on Abdul Khaliq Road. As the army personnel tried to intercept him, he did not stop on which sepoy Mahboob Ahmed, after a warning, shot the suspect. He died on the spot.
On receiving information about the incident, intelligence agencies and security personnel besieged the cantonment area.
B-Division police registered a case (No 580/10) under the army act of 1923 on the complaint of Maj Mahmood Ahmed and were thrashing out the matter.
The identity of the deceased could not be ascertained. The body was moved to DHQ Hospital for autopsy.
According to SHO Hasan Farooq, no arms or ammunition were recovered from the suspect.
It is learnt the suspect, who was in rags, seemed to be mentally retarded.