Several injured in firing at Dhok Banaras


Several people were left wounded after a firing incident between two groups in the Dhok Banaras early Wednesday morning.
As per details, tension has been building between the two groups for the last few days, resulting in the incident. As a result of cross-firing, several people were injured and subsequently taken to Rawalpindi District Hospital. Soon after the incident, police reached the site and sealed off the entire area, which has been pervaded by fear and panic after the violence.
ARRESTED: Meanwhile, the Islamabad Police, according to a police spokesman, have traced a total of 36 murder cases during the current year, collecting vital evidences against 73 culprits, and have submitted the challans of these cases into concerned courts.
Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Islamabad Yaseen Farooq assigned a special task to heads of all Islamabad police stations to resolve murder cases and provide relief to the families of victims. He said in his directions that there is no alternate to life, but it is the responsibility of the police to trace the killers of innocent people and provide justice to the bereaved families.
He directed officers to give priority to the investigation of murder cases and to book the culprits. Following these instructions, police stations in Islamabad worked hard to trace blind murder cases, using every available resource and all the latest investigation techniques. They succeeded in tracing 36 cases, arresting a total of 73 alleged killers after collecting forensic and other evidence, and submitted challans to the concerned courts.
According to details, City Zone police traced out nine cases, Saddar Zone traced ten, Industrial Area Zone traced four, and Rural Zone traced out 13 cases.
Farooq said he appreciated their performance and announced an award of cash prizes and commendation certificates to those police officials who successfully investigated these murder cases and arrested the culprits. The SSP has also directed all Sub Division Police Officers (SDPOs) and Senior Head Officers (SHOs) to further enhance their professional capabilities for combating crime and ensuring the protection of the lives and properties of all citizens.