Poll-duty cop dies after hit by speeding car


A police officer deployed on election duty in NA-133 by-election died after he was crushed by a speedy car in Lahore on Sunday morning.

Muhammad Babar, training assistant sub-inspector (TASI), was belonged to Hanjarwal Police Station and was going to his election duty at Ayub Chowk on his motorcycle when he was ran over by a speeding car near Shadiwal Chowk.

The police officer died on the spot and the car driver escaped from the scene leaving behind his vehicle.

According to Police Operations Wing, Muhammad died received serious injuries and died on the spot.

DIG Operations Ahsan Younus took notice of the incident and ordered SP Sadr to reach the spot and take further action against the culprit. The Operations Wing said further investigation was underway.