Islamabad: Highwaymen injure constable
ISLAMABAD: A police constable was shot and injured during a robbery in capital’s rural area, police said on Saturday. The police said Mohammad Safir, stationed with SSG police and performing duty at Diplomatic Enclave, was returning home with his family from a hospital. When he reached Chara Mori in Nilore, he found the road blocked with stones. He applied brakes and took a U-turn.
In the meantime, some persons armed with weapons chased him and started firing at the vehicle to stop him. As a result, one of the bullets hit him on his shoulder. However, he succeeded to flee from the scene. The injured was shifted to hospital where he was given first aid. According to police the attackers were highwaymen looting people by blocking the road.