Lahore: Bikers shoot 2 traffic wardens
LAHORE: Three outlaws shot at and injured two traffic wardens in the Garden Town police area on Monday. The injured wardens were identified as Muhammad Umer and Muhammad Irfan. Police said the wardens were performing their duty near Raja Market in the Garden Town area when they signaled three motorcyclists riding a motorcycle which had not been registered yet to stop. The motorcyclists, who were equipped with weapons, opened fire on the wardens. Both the wardens sustained serious injuries while the motorcyclists managed to escape from the scene.
Some locals informed rescue officials who, after reaching the scene, rushed the injured to the Jinnah Hospital where doctors stated them to be in a stable condition. Police reached the scene, cordoned of the area and launched extensive search throughout the City to trace the criminals but in vain. Traffic warden Irfan while talking to the media said they were performing their duty when he and his colleague signaled three persons riding a motorcycle for violating the traffic rules. However, the violators opened fired on them and escaped firing into the air after injuring them. Police have registered a case.