Lahore: Robbers shoot constable
LAHORE: Two robbers allegedly shot dead a police constable and injured a security guard of a petrol pump in Nawab Town on Friday. The police said two robbers held up an employee of a filling station near Masjid Faizan-i-Madina at gunpoint and snatched Rs12,000 and a mobile phone from him. Meanwhile, constable Khalid of Muhafiz Force who was on patrol duty reached there and chased the fleeing robbers. One of the robbers opened fire and a bullet hit the policeman in the chest which later proved fatal.
Petrol pump security guard Abid also suffered a bullet injury during indiscriminate fire by the robbers who later managed to escape. The Sadar Division SP Investigation and other senior police officials reached the site. The police said the CCTV installed at the filling station was functional and had captured the crime scene which would help identify the robbers. The body of the constable was handed over to the family after autopsy.