Bahawalnagar: Cops held for planning outlaws escape
BAHAWALNAGAR: Three cops including a sub–inspector were booked and arrested by the Fortabbas Police on charge of planning the escape of two hardened criminals from police custody. According to details, Akram alias Akri Butter and Aman Ullah were taken to court by Sub–Inspector Nasir and constables – Saeed Akhtar and Sardar Mohammad. However, Fort abbas Police SHO got worried when they did not reach police station after court hearing. In the meanwhile the police came to know that the cops and the accused were taking meal at a restaurant where they were planning escape.
SHO Akmal Basra the restaurant and foiled their bid to escape. The outlaws as well as police officials were arrested and cases under Sections 221,223,224,155CD were registered against them. It has been learnt that 22 cases of heinous crimes including murder and robberies were registered against Akram alias Akri.
He was also wanted to the police in the murder of a police cop during a shootout. The police had announced Rs200,000 bounty on the head of Akram.