Mardan: Policeman shot dead
MARDAN: A police constable was killed in an exchange of fire with a proclaimed offender in Pandhere area here on Thursday. The officials of Chora police station led by SHO Shafiur Rehman raided a house after a tip-off that a proclaimed offender identified as Wahid Ali Khan was staying there. On seeing the police team, the accused opened fire which led to an exchange of fire. As a result, Noorul Aslam, a constable of elite force, was killed on the spot. The accused, however, managed to escape. The Chora police have registered a case and started search for the accused. Later, the constable was laid to rest with full honours in his ancestral graveyard located in Fazalabad Takar area.