Two cops shot dead at picket in Lahore
LAHORE: Two police constables were shot dead by three unidentified persons in the jurisdiction of the Lower Mall police. The deceased were identified as Abdul Razzaq (40 years old), a resident of Sialkot and Sajjad (26 years old), a resident of Sheikhupura. They were performing their duties in the operation wing of the Lower Mall police station.
According to police officials, both the victims were patrolling near the Veterinary Hospital, Data Darbar, when they tried stopping three suspicious men, who instantly opened fire on them. The injured were taken to a nearby hospital where both succumbed to their injuries.
Police removed the dead bodies to a city mortuary and registered a case of double murder on the complaint of ASI Niaz Ali against unidentified persons, with no arrest till the filing of this report.