Robber arrested in injured condition

By Bureau report
December 07, 2023

PESHAWAR: One alleged robber was arrested in an injured condition and another escaped when they reportedly opened fire on a police party near Bara Pul in the limits of Rahman Baba Police Station.

Reports said the station house officer along with his party was on a routine patrol when armed robbers allegedly opened fire on them. The cops returned fire and arrested one of the robbers in a wounded condition. Police said an accomplice of the wounded person escaped.

This image shows police personnel on police vehicles. — AFP/File

Police officials said the wounded person is identified as Haroon, an alleged snatcher. The officials said he was also involved in firing on a police party a few weeks back during which one Shahsawar was killed. Police had arrested Shahsawar for killing a college student during snatching and was taking him to identify hideouts of his accomplice when the cops were attacked and the accused in custody was killed.