Lahore: National Highways & Motorway Police has foiled an attempt of dacoity on national highway near Phool Nagar by prompt action while three Patrolling officers got injured in the exchange of firing with criminals.
Patrolling officer while on routine patrolling observed a gang of 20 criminals who is going to block national highways for dacoity purpose near Phool Nagar. The Motorway Police rushed on the scene while on seeing the police officer the gangsters ambush and started firing on the NH&MP vehicle, for which the officers also responded with bravely and foiled their attempt even they received multiple bullet injuries. Three patrolling officers Yasin Joia , Tanvir Asgher and Zahid Maqsood injured with gun shots. During exchange of firing and darkness of night, the dacoits succeeded to escape from the scene of incidence The Police officer immediately shifted to Jinnah Hospital for treatment. The Zonal Commnader DIG Rai Altaf Hussain and SSP Mirza Faran Baig personally visited the injured in Jinnah Hospital, Lahore.DIG Rai Altaf Hussai has appreciated the brave effort of the officers and awarded them commendation certificate and cash reward.