Mansehra: Policemen arrested
MANSEHRA, Nov 19: Four policemen, who had shot dead four alleged timber smugglers in Tanawal area early this week, were arrested here on Saturday.
The police produced them in a local court and got their two-day physical remand.
The police had lodged FIR against four policemen of Elite Force in the killing of the four alleged timber smugglers after the incident sparked violent protests.
The detained constables, Nazakat Ali, Mohammad Faisal, Yasar Rustam and Syed Ghulam Mustafa Shah, were charged under sections 302, 324/34 of PPC in the police station Pulrah.
The arrested cops were produced before judicial magistrate Shaukatullah Shah for physical remand.
DPO Ijaz Ahmad Khan told reporters a team headed by SSP investigation Mohammad Khalid Khan was constituted, which would conduct probe into the incident. He said those killed would be dispensed with the justice.