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Cop killed, another hurt in outlaws’ fire

Updated Sep 01, 2013 07:30am

LAHORE, Aug 31: A Crimes Investigation Agency police constable was killed while a head-constable suffered injuries when suspected robbers opened fire at them outside Sessions Courts in Islampura police limits.

Police said a team of Iqbal Town CIA police was present outside the Sessions Court in plainclothes to monitor the movement of an alleged criminal, Ismail alias Shani, who was to appear in a court in connection with a robbery case.

When Ismail came out of the court along with a friend he saw the plainclothesmen there. On seeing the police, the accused pulled out a weapon from the rickshaw and opened fire on the police.

The firing left constable Sajid Ali and head-constable Anwar injured. Sajid was pronounced dead at the Mayo Hospital while Anwar was being treated for his injuries.

Policemen, overpowered Ismail while his accomplice managed to escape.