ISLAMABAD – A senior officer of National Highways and Motorway Police (NHMP) was critically injured and his younger brother was killed after shots fired at his vehicle on M1 on Friday.
NHMP in a statement said that Additional IG Sajjad Afzal Afridi was chasing a suspect vehicle on M1 when firing was opened on his vehicle.
“He has received two bullets, critical and shifted to PIMS,” the statement said.
“Addl. IG’s younger brother Nauman, a PAS officer, who accompanied him has sadly succumbed to his injuries,” it added.
Addl. IG NHMP Sajjad Afzal Afridi while chasing a suspect vehicle on M1, has been fired at. He has received two bullets, critical and shifted to PIMS. Addl. IGs younger brother Nauman a PAS officer who accompanied him has sadly succumbed to his injuries.
— National Highways & Motorway Police (NHMP) (@NHMPofficial) September 10, 2021
The security officials have reached the site and a search operation has been launched to find the suspects.