Lahore: Fake murder call
LAHORE: City police have booked a youth under telegraph Act for making fake murder call at the emergency services (Rescue 15), police sources said on Monday.
Police said that one Naeem made a call twice at Rescue-15 by using cellular phone and informed the police that a man had been murdered in Factory Area, prompting quick police response. Soon after the policemen reached the spot, they came to know that it was a bogus phone call. The police have registered a case against the youth after tracing his whereabouts. The police have arrested the caller and are interrogating him.
The police receive a great number of obnoxious and fake calls on daily basis here in the City as many people avail this free facility to make the cops fool. The police have begun legal action against the fake callers to discourage such attempts.