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.
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.