A policeman stabbed to death during duty hours at Qambar Khel check post last night, police said on Saturday. According to details, Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) Israr Afridi was on duty at Qambar Khel check post when he received the call.
The caller asked him to listen to his complaint outside the check post. Responding the caller, ASI went outside the check post where he was stabbed to death.
Another constable Saleh Mohammad opened fire on the killer however he managed to flee from the crime scene. After receiving information of the incident, Tirah police conducted probe in the incident by arresting a constable Saleh Mohammad on suspicion.
During investigation, the arrested constable spilled the name of the accused killer identified as Mukkaram. The police team raided the house of the killer and arrested the father and a brother of the killer. Later the killer presented himself before the police.
The killer was identified as Mukarram who confessed killing of killing Israr Afridi over personal dispute. Later, the funeral prayer of slain ASI Israr Afridi was held at Shah Kas Levy Center which was attended by a large number of police jawans of Khyber circle and local elders.
Meanwhile a youth was killed and another injured when an over speeding dumper ran over a motorcycle here on Saturday, police said. According to details, a reckless driven dumper crushed two motorcycle riders near Ghazi Minara Town at Lahore-Sargodha Road in Sheikhupura.
A youth Zohaib Asmat was killed on the spot in the accident while Mushtaq 28, was critically injured. Driver responsible for accident fled the scene. The body and injured were shifted to hospital for medico-legal formalities. The police impounded the dumper and after registering a case against the driver at large, started raids for his arrest.