Lahore: 2 held for killing rickshaw driver
LAHORE: Sabzazar police claimed to have arrested two accused of killing a rickshaw driver on resistance during a robbery attempt hours after the incident on Monday.
Police have also recovered the snatched rickshaw and murder weapon from the custody of the accused persons.
According to a handout, Saddar Division SP Shoub Khurram constituted a special team under the supervision of DSP Ahmad Saleem Butt and directed him to arrest the accused persons without any delay. SHO Sharif Sindhu and his team members managed to arrested accused persons named Shahzad Rasheed and Nadeem and recovered the rickshaw and murder weapon. The accused persons had killed a rickshaw driver, Muhammad Azam, on resistance and had fled after selling his rickshaw. Police team arrested Shahzad Rasheed from Lahore and his accomplice Nadeem from Pakpattan on a tip-off. Further investigations are underway. DIG Operations Ghulam Mahmood Dogar has announced cash prizes and commendatory certificates for the police team.