‘Smuggler’ killed in encounter

Published Jun 27, 2014 05:24am

PESHAWAR: One alleged drug smuggler was killed in encounter and two others were arrested at Karkhano Market here the other day.

When contacted, an official of Nasir Bagh police station said that three alleged smugglers going on a motorbike from tribal area to Peshawar offered resistance when police tried to stop them for checking.

“The police tried to recover the heroin and pistol from the suspected smugglers, but they started beating the policemen and opened fire as a result of which a police head constable Jahangir was injured,” the official said, adding that one of alleged smugglers, Mohammad Arif, was killed in the ensuing encounter.

The police also arrested Arifullah of Koz Kandi, Badbher, and Majeed of Zangali and seized three kilogrammes of heroin from their possession.

Published in Dawn, June 27th, 2014


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Zane
Jun 27, 2014 07:42am

Offenders like these drug smugglers are occurring nowadays.. They will do everything just to hide their illegal businesses and wrong doings. Too bad for their victims. Especially the teenagers. It's too dangerous.. It's either this people will be held on jail?or you will end up in your grave!!.

anony
Jun 27, 2014 07:40pm

Thank you police force for putting your lives in the line of duty. Such actions by our police force should always be appreciated.