Drug peddlers thrash Mardan cop
MARDAN: Four persons allegedly beat up a police constable who had arrested one of them for possessing hashish in the limits of Katlang Police Station, sources said on Tuesday. Constable Atiq Alam said he had arrested one Mohammad Shariq a few days ago for possessing 105 grams of hashish. He said he was riding his motorcycle to join duty at the Dheri Police Post when Shariq along with three other persons intercepted and thrashed him. The cop said he sustained injuries and his bike was damaged. The police registered case against the accused under sections 506, 337-A (2), 486 and 427 of the Pakistan Penal Code.