2 cops shot dead in Charsadda
CHARSADDA: Two policemen were shot dead in Battgram area of Charsadda on Monday.
Policemen Darwesh and Taseer, who were also brothers, were heading for duty at Police Lines Charsadda on a motorbike from their hometown Nehqai. But when they reached Battgram some assailants intercepted them and opened indiscriminate fire killing them on the spot, officials said.
Mohammad Jan, brother of the deceased, told police Javed, Ibrar, Rahim and Taqi killed his brothers on suspicion they might have been spying against them. He said the accused were involved in several robberies and other heinous crimes.