Bank guard shot dead in Kohat village
KOHAT: Unknown gunmen killed a police guard of a private bank branch in Bilitang village here on Thursday. Police officials said that as a result of the firing constable Salahuddin of Bilitang police station died on the spot. They said that a private guard of the bank and people there did not try to stop or fire at the fleeing killers, who were two in number.
Later, DIG Masood Afridi, DPO Mubarik Zeb and other officials reached the scene to record statements of eyewitnesses, who were reluctant to say anything about the incident. Most of the shopkeepers in the area shut their businesses to avoid police interrogation.
Later, the constable was buried in Chakarkot area. His funeral was attended by a number of police officers and officials besides a large number of local people.
The DIG has ordered immediate inquiry into the incident while the police arrested the bank’s private guard and some other suspicious people after the initial interrogation. The Bilitang police registered a case against the unknown killers and have launched investigation.