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Karachi: Dump truck driver runs over traffic cop

Police officer had tried to stop the dump truck driver after he broke a traffic rule
Web Desk
July 03, 2021

KARACHI: A police officer was run over by the driver of a dump truck in the city's North Nazimabad area after he tried to stop him for a traffic offence, Geo News reported Saturday.

The  driver was stopped near Abdullah College, but he refused to park to the side, instead running the vehicle over Sub-Inspector Muhammad Hafeez, the traffic police said.

Following the incident, Hafeez was rushed to a private hospital, situated on Stadium Road. However, he succumbed to his injuries.

Police have registered a case against the suspect on the complaint of a fellow police officer at North Nazimabad Police Station and have started searching for the person responsible.

According to traffic police, Sub-Inspector Hafeez was stationed at North Nazimabad's traffic section.